Artist Life Quotes

Quotes tagged as "artist-life" (showing 1-15 of 15)
“I am an artist, my hair is rarely tamed & sometimes I sleep till noon,
My house is messy and I speak to the moon.
I care less about the materials that I share with my world and more about the passion inside myself.
Im an artist, what more can you expect?
i am full of soul, love and all the rest.”
Nikki Rowe

“I have a fear of living a surface kind of life;
barely existing, barely touching or tasting anything. That's why you'll always see me giving my all or walking away ~ I'm too full of depth to dance in the middle of anything.”
Nikki Rowe

Anna Deavere Smith
“We who are in the arts are at the risk of being in a popularity contest rather than a profession. If that fact causes you despair . . . pick another profession. Your desire to communicate must be bigger than your relationship with the chaotic and unfair realities . . . We have to create our own standards of discipline.”
Anna Deavere Smith, Letters to a Young Artist

“Now relax, think positively and begin --- the smile of success awaits you.”
Claudia Nice, First Steps Drawing in Pen & Ink

Anaïs Nin
“What you call your lies are fiction and myths. The art of creating a disguise can be as beautiful as the creation of a painting… I created a woman for my artist life, bold, gay, courageous, generous, fearless; and another to please my father, a clear-sighted woman with a love of beauty, harmony, and self-discipline, critical and selective; and still another who lives in chaos, embraces the weak and the stumbling and the confused.”
Anaïs Nin, The Diary of Anaïs Nin, Vol. 1: 1931-1934

“I don't paint what people expect,
I paint what my heart yearns to express.”
Nikki Rowe

“She gave life a meaning.
She was art, dressed like a painters pallet, bright and unaware of how goddam beautiful she could be turned into; with the right touch, her smile was the brush and her story was the canvas.”
Nikki Rowe

Martin Gayford
“Would Turner have slept through such terrific drama? Absolutely not! Anyone in my business who slept through that would be a fool. I don't keep office hours.”
Martin Gayford, A Bigger Message: Conversations with David Hockney

“The great Raphael Perez he give life a meaning ! ... He is master, his smile is brush and his story is canvas ...”
Imran Shaikh

Robin    Black
“Make your skin as thick as you are able to, for your career. Keep it as thin as you can tolerate, for your art.”
Robin Black

Walt Whitman
“Do not descend amongst professors or capitalists.”
Walt Whitman

“Like so many other San Franciscans whose paycheck isn't tied to an app or a private bus ride to the Peninsula, you wait to see what tomorrow brings and try to stay steadfast.”
Oscar Villalon

“Ett annat missgrepp är att konstnärligt begåvade personer tror att de bara kan förverkliga sig själva och bli lyckliga om de har tillräckligt med pengar för att inte behöva tänka på oväsentligheter. Men den bekymmerslösa tillvaron ger dem ett övermått av tid att tänka på hur olyckliga människan är till sin natur och för att glömma sin stora olycka kastar de sig in i nöjeslivets hektiska virvlar och sen blir de snart verkligt olyckliga.”
Henrik Tikkanen

“i can create my imagination coz i am because Artist.!”
Manish Suthar

“Nobody catches you if you fall.”
Siren Waroe