Berthe Morisot Painting by Paul Gobillard
On the part of the consumer, the enjoyment of beauty is a kind of contemplation, but on the part of the producer, art is action.
Suzanne and Another by Carl Larsson
Cactus by Carl Larsson
There is or should be art in every doing and making, and where there is art, there certainly is knowledge, intelligence, and even invention.
Lise Sewing by Auguste Renoir
Infinitely precious because of the spirituality it imposes on its matter, and a moving witness to the primary creative fecundity which is God's alone, art and the precarious beauties with which it adorns the world and life still remain more a grace than a necessity.
Mrs. N.C. Wyeth by N.C. Wyeth