David Hockney Art Quotes

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What did David Hockney say about Art?

David Hockney has written many quotes about Art. E.g.,

  • The moment you cheat for the sake of beauty, you know you're an artist.
  • Art has to move you and design does not, unless it's a good design for a bus.
  • What an artist is trying to do for people is bring them closer to something, because of course art is about sharing. You wouldn't be an artist unless you wanted to share an experience, a thought.

What are the top most famous Art quotes by David Hockney?

Here are the top most famous quotes about Art by David Hockney.

  • The moment you cheat for the sake of beauty, you know you're an artist.
  • Art has to move you and design does not, unless it's a good design for a bus.
  • What an artist is trying to do for people is bring them closer to something, because of course art is about sharing. You wouldn't be an artist unless you wanted to share an experience, a thought.
  • Shadows sometimes people don't see shadows. The Chinese of course never paint them in pictures, oriental art never deals with shadow. But I noticed these shadows and I knew it meant it was sunny.
  • People criticized me for my photography. They said it's not art.
  • I went to art school actually when I was sixteen years old.
  • Anyway I feel myself a bit on the edge on the art world, but I don't mind, I'm just pursuing my work in a very excited way. And there isn't really a mainstream anymore, is there?
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