There are many, many memorable quotes on the subject of art. From the sublime: Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth" (Theodor Adorno),
to the ridiculous: "A line is a dot that went for a walk" (Paul Klee).
From scientists: "True art is characterised by an irresistible urge in the creative artist" (Albert Einstein),
and philosophers: "The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance" (Aristotle),
to musicians: "Art, in itself, is an attempt to bring order out of chaos" (Stephen Sondheim),
writers: "Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known" (Oscar Wilde),
and politicians: "If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him." (John F. Kennedy).
This quiz is about what the artists themselves have had to say about their craft, their works, their inspirations, and their lives.
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