Art is the only serious thing in the world. And the artist is the only person who is never serious.
Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart..
Don't think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it's good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art.
Nature is a haunted house--but Art--is a house that tries to be haunted.
Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst.
I keep on dancing...and dancing...and dancing. Until there is only...the dance.
I don't paint dreams or nightmares, I paint my own reality.
You might as well ask an artist to explain his art, or ask a poet to explain his poem. It defeats the purpose. The meaning is only clear thorough the search.
Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.
A writer and, I believe, generally all persons - must think that whatever happens to him or her is a resource. All things have been given to us for a purpose, and an artist must feel this more intensely. All that happens to us, including our humiliations, our misfortunes, our embarrassments, all is given to us as raw material, as clay, so that we may shape our art.