— Ai Weiwei Chinese concept artist 1957
— Georges Bizet French composer 1838 - 1875
Starement of 3 August 1867, as quoted in An Encyclopedia of Quotations about Music (1981) by Nat Shapiro, p. 115
— Egon Schiele austrian painter 1890 - 1918
„Art is never chaste. It ought to be forbidden to ignorant innocents, never allowed into contact with those not sufficiently prepared. Yes, art is dangerous. Where it is chaste, it is not art.“
— Pablo Picasso Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, and stage designer 1881 - 1973
Quote by Antonina Vallentin (1963 ), Picasso, p. 168.
„To talk well and eloquently is a very great art, but that an equally great one is to know the right moment to stop.“
— Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Austrian Romantic composer 1756 - 1791
— Nam June Paik American video art pioneer 1932 - 2006
Nam June Paik, (c. 1976) in "Nam June Paik retrospective, Liverpool" by Emma O'Kelly in Wallpaper, 20 December 2010 (at archive.org https://web.archive.org/web/20101222082827/http://www.wallpaper.com/art/nam-june-paik-retrospective-liverpool/5045).
„The heaviest impact of the work of art is in the guts. Art does not reason. It manhandles you and changes you...“
— Lawrence Durrell British novelist, poet, dramatist, and travel writer 1912 - 1990