Artist Quotes

I like Jaykae. He's a great artist, and I absolutely love Dr. Dre's album and a bit of Calvin Harris now and then. Adam Peaty

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I've never really had the desire to be a front person or a solo artist. I don't really create that much of a hierarchy in my mind. Adam Schlesinger

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I wanted to be as invisible as possible as an artist. I wanted to differentiate between myself and who I'm writing about. Adrian Tomine

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My early comics are really reflective of being kind of a befuddled, single loser in the Bay Area, and I think having kids has been by far the most profound impact on me as a person and as an artist. Adrian Tomine

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The artist never entirely knows. We guess. We may be wrong, but we take leap after leap in the dark. Agnes de Mille

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I want to write. I want to direct. I want to produce - I want to inhabit what I think it means to fully be an artist. Aja Naomi King

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Create something for yourself that you feel proud of, that you are in control of, that gives you a better understanding of the type of artist you want to be. Aja Naomi King

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My friend Harry Nilsson used to say the definition of an artist was someone who rode way ahead of the herd and was sort of the lookout. Now you don't have to be that, to be an artist. You can be right smack-dab in the middle of the herd. If you are, you'll be the richest. Albert Brooks

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The artist is chosen by God to fulfill his commands and must never be overwhelmed by public opinion. Albrecht Durer

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In every work of art the subject is primordial, whether the artist knows it or not. The measure of the formal qualities is only a sign of the measure of the artist's obsession with his subject; the form is always in proportion to the obsession. Alberto Giacometti

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I'm an artist at heart. Alek Wek

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Other than the 'Sesame Street' soundtrack, which I was obsessed with, the first artist I really felt I'd discovered on my own was Amy Winehouse. She was the first female artist I wanted to write like and sing like and be like. Alessia Cara

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To an engineer, good enough means perfect. With an artist, there's no such thing as perfect. Alexander Calder

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There are a lot of people who can now see me as an artist for the first time. Alison Moyet

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When I saw Adele, I thought: 'I'll give it an hour before people say I was her,' just because I was fat. When you watch 'X Factor,' you can bet your bottom dollar, every single fat singer sounds like me as far as the judges are concerned. Can you imagine if they did that with every black artist? Alison Moyet

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I want to be an artist. I don't want to be a celebrity. Amber Heard

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Success gave me confidence as an artist. And now I'm able to do what I want without anybody thinking it's dumb. Amy Lee

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As an artist, you're taking your experiences and placing them into your art. So the more experiences you have, the richer your art and more people can relate to it. Anderson Paak

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I always knew I wanted to be a performance artist. Andra Day

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An artist must be a reactionary. He has to stand out against the tenor of the age and not go flopping along. Andre Maurois

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I am honored I have performed 'Quizas Quizas Quizas' with Jennifer Lopez, an eclectic artist who thanks to the charismatic power of her voice and to her soft sensuality, has managed to make this song particularly convincing. Andrea Bocelli

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The feeling of an evolution is a constant for every artist who is pursuing the search of refinement and enlargement of his/her own means of expression. Andrea Bocelli

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I think you could go back to any filmmaker or musician or artist, and look at what their input was in their formative years, and you could trace all the lines. Andrew Stanton

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I understand why people went nuts for 'The Artist.' We use words so much, it's nice to be able to explore a different way of communication, to be able to express silently what someone - or something - is thinking or feeling. Andy Serkis

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I spent a lot of time on my own working out the physical vocabulary for how Gollum moved. As I say, I drew on a lot of Tolkein's descriptions of how he moves, but also the conceptual artist sketches. Andy Serkis

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Before I became an actor, I was a visual artist, and I've always hankered for the storytelling behind the camera. Andy Serkis

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I discovered that it was a lonely world being a solo artist. Then I started working with another solo artist, Rod Stewart, and he used to tell me how lonely he was! Andy Taylor

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We live in a fractured world. I've always seen it as my role as an artist to attempt to make wholeness. Anish Kapoor

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I've always felt that if one was going to take seriously this vocation as an artist, you have to get beyond that decorative facade. Anish Kapoor

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Being an artist is a very long game. It is not a 10-year game. I hope I'll be around making art when I'm 80. Anish Kapoor

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