Artists can color the sky red because they know it’s blue. Those of us who aren’t artists must color things the way they really are or people might think we’re stupid.
Look, it’s my misery that I have to paint this kind of painting, it’s your misery that you have to love it, and the price of the misery is thirteen hundred and fifty dollars.
Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.
I don’t want to be interesting. I want to be good.
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Lying in bed would be an altogether perfect and supreme experience if only one had a colored pencil long enough to draw on the ceiling.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Murals in restaurants are on a par with the food in museums.
Peter De Vries