Oscar Wilde ~ A Work Of Art
“One should either be a work of art, or wear a work of art.”
Oscar Wilde
Brancusi ~ The Essence Of Things
What is real is not the external form, but the essence of things . . . it is impossible for anyone to express anything essentially real by imitating its exterior surface.
Constantin Brancusi
Picasso ~ Art Is A Lie
"We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that
makes us realize the truth, at least the truth that is given to us to
understand."
Picasso
Picasso with his children Paloma and Claude, 1953
Oscar Wilde ~ On Art
"Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known."
Oscar Wilde
Giorgio De Chirico ~ On Art
“Art is the fatal net which catches these strange moments on the wing like mysterious butterflies, fleeing the innocence and distraction of common men.”
Giorgio de Chirico