Skip to main content

Creation Equals Passion

happiness, rebellicca, joy, inspiration, art
Here is a glimpse into my collection of precious quotes on art. I do hope it will add something beautiful to your day.

“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” Thomas Merton


“The object isn’t to make art, it’s to be in that wonderful state which makes art inevitable.” Robert Henri 


“Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.” 

Andre Gide 

“Creativity takes courage.” Henri Matisse

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

“Those who do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing.” Salvador Dali

“To be an artist is to believe in life.” Henry Moore

“Art must be an expression of love or it is nothing.” Marc Chagall

“Painting is a means of self-enlightenment.” John Olsen

“There's no retirement for an artist, it's your way of living so there's no end to it.” Henry Moore

“Art is the stored honey of the human soul.” Theodore Dreiser

"If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, will answer you: I am here to live out loud.” Émile Zola

“Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.” - John W. Gardner




You might also like: Celebrating Love

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Imperfectly Crafted

Perhaps you feared You. You In me With me Through me Around me Caught up in our Forever. So You Banished All memories of Us Into an exile of Parallel realities Where no Future is Safe or Possible. Yet The present of our Past Bleeds through These imperfectly crafted Dimensions Reminding You Of our Unavoidability. ©REBELLICCA, 2020 You might also like:  Awareness ,  That Velvet Space ,  Infinite Intelligence ,  Notes To Self ,  The Artists ,  On Self-Expression ,  On Desire ,  On Doing and Being ,

On Belonging and Critical Thinking

Lately, I’ve been thinking about the tension between critical thinking and the desire to be accepted and belong. Somehow my mind always seems to circle back to one particular issue: the price many are prepared to pay just to feel they belong. To them, avoiding standing alone at all costs often overrules the damaging impact social pressure can have on the ability to perceive clearly and think objectively. Neil Postman, one of the most eloquent media theorists and a cultural critics of the 20th century, claimed that every technological innovation has its own agenda. Once we adopt the new invention, we become (mostly without realizing it!) part of its manner of dictating the rules of reality. The same, I believe, holds true for any system, culture, tradition, community, country and policy, when embraced in a blind and desperate rush. In order to benefit from it, we’re required to comply with its postulates. In order to be accepted, we’re often asked to leave out most of what makes us

Musings on Creative Freedom

As an artist, creator and thinker, a llow yourself to: be fully born do nothing make/do something for yourself only play for play's sake change your mind and rethink your identity, brand, values, principles, opinions if you deem it necessary build upon the work of others integrate all that you are into what you create start where you are with what you've got impose your own limitations and rules to up your art game a notch build a habit and unlearn it if you wish make stuff and destroy it from time to time not allow everyone's opinion to be the measure of your work's worth and affect your desire to create appear and disappear authentically express yourself even if it means you might upset someone create work that feeds your soul (not just your ego!) ask questions others have not asked before answer questions that others have already answered but you haven't yet not say anything if you don't feel you've got something to say hurry slowly s