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Roy Lichtenstein Quotes and Sayings

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

Related topics: Art

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

I don't have big anxieties.
I wish I did.
I'd be much more interesting.
- Roy Lichtenstein

I suppose I would still prefer to sit under a tree
with a picnic basket rather than under a gas pump,
but signs and comic strips are interesting as subject matter.
- Roy Lichtenstein

 

In America the biggest is the best.
- Roy Lichtenstein

Yeah, you know, you like it to come on like gangbusters,
but you get into passages that are very interesting and subtle,
and sometimes your original intent changes quite a bit.
- Roy Lichtenstein

I don't think that I'm over his influence but they
probably don't look like Picassos;
Picasso himself would probably have thrown up looking at my pictures.
- Roy Lichtenstein

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I think that most people think painters are kind of ridiculous,
you know?
- Roy Lichtenstein

You know, as you compose music, you're just off in your own world.
You have no idea where reality is, so to have an idea
of what people think is pretty hard.
- Roy Lichtenstein

Pop Art looks out into the world.
It doesn't look like a painting of something,
it looks like the thing itself.
- Roy Lichtenstein

There is a relationship between cartooning and people
like Mir= and Picasso which may not be understood by the cartoonist,
but it definitely is related even in the early Disney.
- Roy Lichtenstein

I kind of do the drawing with the painting in mind,
but it's very hard to guess at a size or a color and
all the colors around it and what it will really look like.
- Roy Lichtenstein

But usually I begin things through a drawing,
so a lot of things are worked out in the drawing.
But even then, I still allow for and want to make changes.
- Roy Lichtenstein

Personally, I feel that in my own work I wanted to
look programmed or impersonal but I don't really believe
I am being impersonal when I do it.
And I don't think you could do this.
- Roy Lichtenstein

Picasso's always been such a huge influence that I
thought when I started the cartoon paintings that I
was getting away from Picasso,
and even my cartoons of Picasso were done almost to
rid myself of his influence.
- Roy Lichtenstein

But when I worked on a painting I would do it from
a drawing but I would put certain things I was fairly
sure I wanted in the painting,
and then collage on the painting with printed dots
or painted paper or something before I really committed it.
- Roy Lichtenstein

I'm interested in what would normally be considered
the worst aspects of commercial art.
I think it's the tension between what seems to be so
rigid and cliched and the fact that art really can't be this way.
- Roy Lichtenstein

I'm not really sure what social message my art carries,
if any.
And I don't really want it to carry one.
I'm not interested in the subject matter to try to teach society anything,
or to try to better our world in any way.
- Roy Lichtenstein

I think we're much smarter than we were.
Everybody knows that abstract art can be art,
and most people know that they may not like it,
even if they understand there's another purpose to it.
- Roy Lichtenstein

Yes, you know sometimes, we started out thinking out
how strange our painting was next to normal painting,
which was anything expressionist.
You forget that this has been thirty five years now
and people don't look at it as if it were some kind of oddity.
- Roy Lichtenstein

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

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

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

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

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

The perfection of art is to conceal art.
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian

Art is not a thing; it is a way.
- Elbert Hubbard

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

Art, like morality, consists in drawing the line somewhere.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Treat a work of art like a prince.
Let it speak to you first.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Vitality is radiated from exceptional art and architecture.
- Arthur Erickson

Of all lies, art is the least untrue.
- Gustave Flaubert

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

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

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

Art consists of limitation.
The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

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

Art is a revolt against fate.
- Andre Malraux

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Even a true artist does not always produce art.
- Carroll O'Connor

Art is the stored honey of the human soul,
gathered on wings of misery and travail.
- Theodore Dreiser

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

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

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

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

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

The art of acceptance is the art of making someone
who has just done you a small favor
wish that he might have done you a greater one.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Wherever art appears, life disappears.
- Robert Motherwell

I cry out for order and find it only in art.
- Helen Hayes

Things turn out best for the people
who make the best of the way things turn out.
- Art Linkletter

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

Be slow to fall into friendship;
but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
- Socrates

Abstract art: a product of the untalented sold by the
unprincipled to the utterly bewildered.
- Al Capp

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

To say that a work of art is good, but incomprehensible to the majority of men,
is the same as saying of some kind of food that it
is very good but that most people can't eat it.
- Leo Tolstoy

Every human is an artist.
The dream of your life is to make beautiful art.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz

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


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