70+ Best Funny Art Quotes And Sayings

Last Updated on December 4, 2020 by Scott M. Thomas

No civilization in the world can survive without art. Art is like oxygen. You can’t even think of human existence without art. We are here in the modern world only because of art. This writing is about funny art quotes and sayings. 

Basically art is not a funny thing. It’s a serious yet most important thing for an artistic mind. But there are many artists in the world who said many funny sayings about art that is worth knowing! We gathered here the sarcastic, creative and famous collection here. Hope you love it. 

“Great thoughts reduced to practice become great acts.” – William Hazlitt

“Art is more important than the artist – have no attachment to your own art. It is regressive, move on.” – Shah Rukh Khan

best funny art quotes

“I thought art was a verb, rather than a noun.” – Yoko Ono

“Art is a way of survival.” – Yoko Ono

“Bus stops are far more interesting and useful places to have art than in museums.” – Banksy

“The Earth without art is just eh.” – Unknown 

“Artists are just children who refuse to put down their crayons.” – Al Hirschfeld

“Flirting is the gentle art of making a man feel pleased with himself.” – Helen Rowland

“Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.” – Don Marquis

“The critic has to educate the public; the artist has to educate the critic.” – Oscar Wilde

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“Draw me like one of your French girls.” 

“I hope this time the human understands my art.” 

“They strive to improve society through art is like applying talcum powder in order to cure an advanced Goitre.” – Dr. Kyaciss Pfiell

“A fool’s brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.” – George Bernard Shaw

“Cut your ear off and you’re a kook. Paint a picture of yourself with your ear cut off and you’re an artist. Go figure.” – Unknown

“A work of art is above all an adventure of the mind.” – Eugene Ionesco

“Art flourishes where there is a sense of adventure.” – Alfred North Whitehead

“Use the creative process – singing, writing, art, dance, whatever – to get to know yourself better.” – Catie Curtis

quotes on art and creativity

“The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.” – Henry Ward Beecher

“Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art…it has no survival value; rather, it is one of those things that give value to survival.” – C.S. Lewis

“Chess is the Art of Analysis.” – Champion Mikhail Botvinnik

“Chess is too difficult to be a game and not serious enough to be a science or an art.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

“Chess is everything – art, science, and sport.” – Karpov

“What do you think an artist is? An imbecile who only has eyes, if he is a painter, or ears if he is a musician, or a lyre in every chamber of his heart if he is a poet, or even, if he is a boxer, just his muscles? Far from it: at the same time he is also a political being, constantly aware of the heartbreaking, passionate, or delightful things that happen in the world, shaping himself completely in their image. How could it be possible to feel no interest in other people, and with a cool indifference to detach yourself from the very life which they bring to you so abundantly? No, painting is not done to decorate apartments. It is an instrument of war.” – Pablo Picasso

“Why do two colors, put one next to the other, sing? Can one really explain this? no. Just as one can never learn how to paint.” – Pablo Picasso

“We don’t make mistakes. We just have happy accidents.” – Bob Ross

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“I am not an inventor. I steal everything.” – Anne Bogart

“We have always been shameless about stealing great ideas.” – Steve Jobs

“There’s a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.” – Oscar Levant

“It’s better to create something that others criticize than to create nothing and criticize others.” – Ricky Gervais

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“I was studying to be an architect, I wasn’t plotting to join the movies. Films were just another career option. I took acting up with the same schoolgirl enthusiasm I had for examinations. Acting is a job and I take it very seriously.” – Aishwarya Rai

“I think that the older I get and the more comfortable I get with myself, the more I realize that art is about relinquishing control of your emotions and being vulnerable and innocent.” – K.D. Lang

“Look. Art knows no prejudice, art knows no boundaries, art doesn’t really have judgement in it’s the purest form. So just go, just go.” – K.D. Lang

“Rules and models destroy genius and art.” – William Hazlitt

quotes about modern art

“I just wanna make the world a better-looking place. If you don’t like it, you can paint over it!” – Banksy

“All art is quite useless.” – Oscar Wilde

“Good artists copy, great artists steal.” – Pablo Picasso

“Art is anything you can get away with.” – Andy Warhol

“People say graffiti is ugly, irresponsible and childish… but that’s only if it’s done properly.” – Banksy

“We tell people sometimes: we’re like drug dealers, come into town and get everybody absolutely addicted to painting. It doesn’t take much to get you addicted.” – Bob Ross

“There are three responses to a piece of design: yes, no, and wow.” – Milton Glaser

“If people would just look at the paintings, I don’t think they would have any trouble enjoying them. It’s like looking at a bed of flowers, you don’t tear your hair out over what it means.” – Jackson Pollock

“As my artist’s statement explains, my work is utterly incomprehensible and is therefore full of deep significance.” – Calvin

“The fact I myself do not understand what my paintings mean while I am painting them does not imply that they are meaningless.” – Salvador Dalí

funny art quotes and sayings

“The secret of my influence has always been that it remained secret.” – Salvador Dalí

“What is originality? Undetected plagiarism.” – William Ralph Inge

“Artists are just children who refuse to put down their crayons.” – Al Hirschfeld

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

“An artist is a sort of emotional or spiritual historian. His role is to make you realize the doom and glory of knowing who you are and what you are.” – James Baldwin

“The Achilles heel of an artist lies in the hope that his art is good.” – Kapil Gupta

“I’m not performing miracles, I’m using up and wasting a lot of paint.” – Claude Monet

“Mom, I just really need to focus on my art right now.” 

“All art is quite useless. So is a flower.” – Oscar Wilde

funny art critique quotes

“Life without art is stupid.”

“An artist’s career always begins tomorrow.” – James Whistler

“You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing star.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“My paintings are not about what is seen. They are about what is known forever in the mind.” – Agnes Martin

“If art doesn’t make us better, then what on earth is it for?” – Alice Walker

“A work of art has no importance whatever to society. It is only important to the individual.” – Vladimir Nabokov

“Art is Art. Everything else is everything else.” – Ad Reinhardt

“Forget yourself. Become one with eternity. Become part of your environment.” – Yayoi Kusama

“The creative union of the conscious with the unconscious is what one usually calls ‘inspiration.” – Leon Trotsky

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Funny Painting Quotes

I Would never have taken up painting if women did not have breasts.” – Pierre Auguste Renoir

funny art student quotes

“Artists are people driven by the tension between the desire to communicate and the desire to hide.” – Donald Winnicott

“When their backsides look good enough to slap, there’s nothing more to do.” – Peter Paul Rubens

“Bring my umbrella – I am going to see John constable’s pictures.” – Henry Fuseli

“A picture is worth a thousand words – particularly if you can’t read.” – Harry Hershfield

“They couldn’t find the artist so they hung the picture.” – Frank Zappa

“I couldn’t have that painting hanging in my home. It would be like living with a gas leak.” – Dame Edith Evans

“If you understand a painting beforehand, you might as well not paint it.” – Salvador Dalí

“Art is too serious to be taken seriously.” – Ad Reinhardt

funny pop art quotes

“I believe in general death but in the death of Dalí absolutely not.” – Salvador Dalí

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