5 Art Quotes to remind us that art comes from the soul.

Great artist put their heart and soul into their work. has a little bit of soul in it. For some artists, the soul is the sole source of inspiration and their work is a reflection of their inner lives. Art is derived from self expression so ____


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“Paintings have a life of their own that derives from the painter’s soul.”

-Vincent Van Gogh

Paintings have a life of their own that derives from the painter’s soul.
— Vincent Van Gogh

Painting is self-discovery. Every good artist paints what he is.
— Jackson Pollock

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“Great art is the outward expression of an inner life of the artist, and this inner life will result in his personal vision of the world.”

-Edward Hopper

Nighthawks by Edward Hopper (1942) From: The Art Institute of Chicago, Fifty-third Annual Exhibition of American Paintings and Sculpture. Chicago: 1942.

 
“Great art is the outward expression of an inner life of the artist, and this inner life will result in his personal vision of the world.”
— Edward Hopper

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“The artist must train not only his eye but also his soul.”

-Vassily Kandinsky

Wassily Kandinsky, “Yellow-Red-Blue” (1925), oil on canvas (Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, via WikiArt)

The artist must train not only his eye but also his soul.
— Vassily Kandinsky

Where the spirit does not work with the hand there is no art.
— Leonardo da Vinci