Pablo Picasso Quotes on art

The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web... view

By: Pablo Picasso

The people who make art their business are mostly imposters... view

By: Pablo Picasso

The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls... view

By: Pablo Picasso

Sculpture is the art of the intelligence... view

By: Pablo Picasso

What is a face, really? Its own photo? Its make-up? Or is it a face as painted by such or such painter? That which is in front? Inside? Behind? And the rest? Doesn't everyone look at himself in his own particular way? Deformations simply do not exist... view

By: Pablo Picasso

All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up... view

By: Pablo Picasso

You mustn't always believe what I say. Questions tempt you to tell lies, particularly when there is no answer... view

By: Pablo Picasso

When you start with a portrait and search for a pure form, a clear volume, through successive eliminations, you arrive inevitably at the egg. Likewise, starting with the egg and following the same process in reverse, one finishes with the portrait... view

By: Pablo Picasso

There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality... view

By: Pablo Picasso

We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth, at least the truth that is given to us to understand... view

By: Pablo Picasso

Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life... view

By: Pablo Picasso

One does a whole painting for one peach and people think just the opposite - that particular peach is but a detail... view

By: Pablo Picasso

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up... view

By: Pablo Picasso

Bad artists copy. Good artists steal... view

By: Pablo Picasso

God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephantand the cat. He has no real style, He just goes on trying other things... view

By: Pablo Picasso

Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth... view

By: Pablo Picasso

Art is the elimination of the unnecessary... view

By: Pablo Picasso

Art is not the application of a canon of beauty but what the instinct and the brain can conceive beyond any canon. When we love a woman we don't start measuring her limbs... view

By: Pablo Picasso

Art is a lie that makes us realize truth... view

By: Pablo Picasso

An idea is a point of departure and no more. As soon as you elaborate it, it becomes transformed by thought... view

By: Pablo Picasso