n. The results of personal talent and creativity that will offend someone.
What garlic is to salad what insanity is to art.
Rembrandt painted 700 pictures. Of these, 3,000 are still in existence.
— Wilhelm Bode
No degree of dullness can safeguard a work against the determination of critics to find it fascinating.
— Harold Rosenberg
Skill without imagination is craftsmanship and gives us many useful objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets. Imagination without skill gives us modern art.
— Tom Stoppard
The murals in restaurants are on par with the food in museums.
— Peter De Vries
[Abstract art is] a product of the untalented, sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered.
— Al Capp
Art is making something out of nothing and selling it.
— Frank Zappa
It is only an auctioneer who can equally and impartially admire all schools of art.
— Oscar Wilde
Formerly, painting and sculpture were combined in the same work: the ancients painted their statues. The only present alliance between the two arts is that the modern painter chisels his patrons.
— Ambrose Bierce