Robert Henri Quotes

Robert Henri Quotes: Each sensation is precious, protect it, cherish it, keep it. Never give it away. You must develop that balance which allows all of the world to come in to you, and only that which you have expressed in your art to move back out again into the world.
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Robert Henri Quote: I have heard it very often said that an artist does not need intelligence, that his is the province of the soul
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Quotes about Robert Henri: The real artist's work is a surprise to himself.
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Quote about Robert Henri: If the artist's will is not strong he will see all kinds of unessential things.
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Robert Henri Sayings: Color is only beautiful when it means something.
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Robert Henri Saying: There is nothing in all the world more beautiful or significant of the laws of the universe than the nude human body.
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Sayings about Robert Henri: The true artist regards his work as a means of talking with men [and women], of saying his say to himself and to others. It is not a question of pay...
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Saying about Robert Henri: Because we are saturated with life, because we are human, our strongest motive is life, humanity; and the stronger the motive back of the line the stronger, and therefore more beautiful, the line will be.
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Robert Henri Quotes: Art is the giving by each man of his evidence to the world. Those who wish to give, love to give, discover the pleasure of giving. Those who give are tremendously strong.
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Robert Henri Quote: Art is, after all, only a trace
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Quotes about Robert Henri: Artists must be men of wit, consciously or unconsciously philosophers; read, study and think a great deal of life...
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Quote about Robert Henri: Your painting is the marking of your progression into nature, a sensation of something you see way beyond the two pretty colors over there. Don't stop to paint the material, but push on to give the spirit.
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Robert Henri Sayings: The object, which is back of every true work of art, is the attainment of a state of being, a state of high functioning, a more than ordinary moment of existence. In such moments activity is inevitable, and whether this activity is with brush, pen, chisel, or tongue, its result is but a by-product of the state, a trace, the footprint of the state.
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Robert Henri Saying: It is harder to see than it is to express. The whole value of art rests in the artist's ability to see well into what is before him.
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Sayings about Robert Henri: Completion does not depend on material representation. The work is done when that special thing has been said.
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Saying about Robert Henri: When the motives of artists are profound, when they are at their work as a result of deep consideration, when they believe in the importance of what they are doing, their work creates a stir in the world.
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Robert Henri Quotes: The pernicious influence of the prize and medal giving in art is so great that it should be stopped. History proves that juries in art have been generally wrong.
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Robert Henri Quote: In every human being there is the artist, and whatever his activity, he has an equal chance with any to express the result of his growth and his contact with life. I don't believe any real artist cares whether what he does is 'art' or not. Who, after all, knows what art is?
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