If one looks closely enough, one can see angels in every piece of art
[Abstract art is] a product of the untalented, sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered.
Art is born of the observation and investigation of nature.
Art is making something out of nothing and selling it.
We must never forget that art is not a form of propaganda; it is a form of truth.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
I say that good painters imitated nature; but that bad ones vomited it.
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.
There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into the sun.
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
All Art is imitation of Nature
The Great Artist is the great Simplifier