"Art is the signature of civilizations."
"All painting - the painting of the past as well as of the present - shows us that its essential plastic means were only line and color."
"A room hung with pictures is a room hung with thoughts."
Sir Joshua Reynolds
"The truly modern artist is aware of abstraction in an emotion of beauty."
"Fill a space in a beautiful way."
"A man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of his life."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe