5 Art Quotes to remind us that great art is sometimes, perfectly imperfect.

Art isn’t meant to be perfect. Perfection is unattainable and striving for it can be to your detriment. Some of the world’s greatest pieces of art are actually riddled with mistakes. At least to the artist, that is. To everyone else, behold a masterpiece. Perfection isn’t a human trait so art created by an imperfect human would also be imperfect, right?

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“Artists who approach perfection do not have many ideas.”

 
Artists who approach perfection do not have many ideas.
— Odilon Redon

“Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it”

-Salvador Dali

 
Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it
— Salvador Dali

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“The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.”

-Eugene Delacroix

The Agony in the Garden (1861) by Eugene Delacroix

The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.
— Eugene Delacroix

The Boulevard Montmartre on a Winter Morning, 1897 by Camille Pissarro

It is absurd to look for perfection.
— Camille Pissarro

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— Hope K.