I paint my own reality. The only thing I know is that I paint because I need to, and I paint whatever passes through my head without any other consideration.
Frida Kahlo (1907 – 1954)
Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.
Henry Ward Beecher (1813 – 1887)
Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience, and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition of the pattern.
Painting: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather and exposing them to the critic.
Alfred North Whitehead (1861 – 1947)
Ambrose Bierce (1842 – 1914)
Art is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in.
Amy Lowell (1874 – 1925)