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Brad Holland Quotes and Sayings

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Art imitates life.
Life imitates high school.
- Brad Holland

If they were starting their careers today,
Rockwell and Picasso would probably both be painting on black velvet.
- Brad Holland

I've never understood why artists, who so often condescend
to the cliches of their own culture,
are so eager to embrace the cliches of cultures they know nothing about.
- Brad Holland

The truth is, we haven't really figured out yet how
artists are going to thrive in modern mass societies.
We're all experiments.
- Brad Holland

 

Style is the most valuable asset of the modern artist.
That's probably why so many styles are reported lost or stolen each year.
- Brad Holland

Cubism is still the most important art movement for
the same reason that John D. is still the most important Rockefeller.
- Brad Holland

Political art expresses the cliches you agree with,
unlike propaganda, which expresses the cliches you don't.
- Brad Holland

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Surrealism: An archaic term.
Formerly an art movement.
No longer distinguishable from everyday life.
- Brad Holland

The only people left in America who seem not to be
artists are illustrators.
- Brad Holland

In America, the only truly popular art form is the movies.
Most people consider painting a hobby and literature,
schoolwork.
- Brad Holland

Many people have observed that truth is stranger than fiction.
This has led some intellectuals to conclude that it's
stranger than non-fiction as well.
- Brad Holland

Fifty years ago, it was the dream of every bohemian
artist to be seen getting out of a limousine wearing blue jeans and sneakers.
Today, it's the dream of probably half the people in the country.
- Brad Holland

In Modernism, reality used to validate media.
In Postmodernism, the media validate reality.
If you don't believe this, just think how many times
you've described some real event as being 'just like a movie.'
- Brad Holland

Many of the contradictions in Postmodern art come from
the fact that we're trying to be artists in a democratic society.
This is because in a democracy, the ideal is compromise.
In art, it isn't.
- Brad Holland

Futurism: This was a movement of intellectuals who
wanted to replace tradition with the modern world of machinery,
speed, violence, and public relations.
It proves that we should be careful what intellectuals wish for,
because we might get it.
- Brad Holland

Postmodernists believe that truth is myth,
and myth, truth.
This equation has its roots in pop psychology.
The same people also believe that emotions are a form of reality.
There used to be another name for this state of mind.
It used to be called psychosis.
- Brad Holland

Tell me what company thou keepst,
and I'll tell thee what thou art.
- Miguel de Cervantes

Courage is the art of being the only one
who knows you're scared to death.
- Earl Wilson

Besides the noble art of getting things done,
there is the noble art of leaving things undone.
The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.
- Lin Yutang

Your life is the manifestation of your dream;
it is an art.
You can change your life anytime if
you aren't enjoying the dream.
- don Miguel Ruiz

The supreme art of war is
to subdue the enemy without fighting.
- Sun Tzu

Motivation is the art of getting people to do
what you want them to do because they want to do it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Ads are the cave art of the twentieth century.
- Marshall McLuhan

The history of art is the history of revivals.
- Samuel Butler

When I think of art I think of beauty.
Beauty is the mystery of life.
It is not in the eye it is in the mind.
In our minds there is awareness of perfection.
- Agnes Martin

The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure.
- Dale Carnegie

Rationalism is the enemy of art, though necessary as
a basis for architecture.
- Arthur Erickson

Art is the right hand of Nature.
The latter has only given us being, the former has made us men.
- Friedrich Schiller

Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.
- Jonathan Swift

When I work, and in my art, I hold hands with God.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

Art hurts.
Art urges voyages - and it is easier to stay at home.
- Gwendolyn Brooks

The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
- Pablo Picasso

Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living
forms and social intercourse.
- Francis Bacon

When I make art, I think about its ability to connect with others,
to bring them into the process.
- Jim Hodges

The more horrifying this world becomes,
the more art becomes abstract.
- Ellen Key

To make us feel small in the right way is a function of art;
men can only make us feel small in the wrong way.
- E. M. Forster

Art, in itself, is an attempt to bring order out of chaos.
- Stephen Sondheim

The principle of art is to pause, not bypass.
- Jerzy Kosinski

Art is the unceasing effort to compete with the beauty of flowers -
and never succeeding.
- Gian Carlo Menotti

Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.
- Thomas Merton

The principles of true art is not to portray,
but to evoke.
- Jerzy Kosinski

Art is a step from what is obvious and well-known toward
what is arcane and concealed.
- Khalil Gibran

Art is subject to arbitrary fashion.
- Kary Mullis

So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
- Alexander Pope

Art is either plagiarism or revolution.
- Paul Gauguin

Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking
at girls and persuade themselves that they have a better idea.
- John Ciardi

The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.
- Michelangelo

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things,
but their inward significance.
- Aristotle

Rules and models destroy genius and art.
- William Hazlitt

Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
- Theodor Adorno

Drawing is the honesty of the art.
There is no possibility of cheating.
It is either good or bad.
- Salvador Dali

Art is a collaboration between God and the artist,
and the less the artist does the better.
- Andre Gide

The whole art of teaching is only the art
of awakening the natural curiosity
of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
- Anatole France

Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.
- Ambrose Bierce

Art is an invention of aesthetics, which in turn is
an invention of philosophers...
What we call art is a game.
- Octavio Paz

My imagination can picture no fairer happiness than
to continue living for art.
- Clara Schumann

Great art picks up where nature ends.
- Marc Chagall

Religion is the masterpiece of the art of animal training,
for it trains people as to how they should think.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Beauty in art is often nothing but ugliness subdued.
- Jean Rostand

Art doesn't transform.
It just plain forms.
- Roy Lichtenstein

The history of modern art is also the history of the
progressive loss of art's audience.
Art has increasingly become the concern of the artist
and the bafflement of the public.
- Paul Gauguin

I like to pretend that my art has nothing to do with me.
- Roy Lichtenstein

I've never really had a hobby, unless you count art,
which the IRS once told me I had to declare as a hobby
since I hadn't made money with it.
- Laurie Anderson

Art begins with resistance - at the point where resistance is overcome.
No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor.
- Andre Gide

The business of art is to reveal the relation between man and his environment.
- David Herbert Lawrence

Painting, n.: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather,
and exposing them to the critic.
- Ambrose Bierce

It is art that makes life, makes interest,
makes importance and I know of no substitute whatever
for the force and beauty of its process.
- Max Eastman

Art ought never to be considered except in its relations with its ideal beauty.
- Alfred de Vigny

The beauty one can find in art is one of the pitifully
few real and lasting products of human endeavor.
- Paul Getty

A guilty conscience needs to confess.
A work of art is a confession.
- Albert Camus

All art is but imitation of nature.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca


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