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Proverbs about Art

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• An artist lives everywhere. (England)

• Art consists in concealing art. (Roman)

• Art has no enemy but ignorance. (Roman)

• In crooked wood one recognizes the artist. (Togo)

• Art helps nature, and experience art. (England)
  [I.e., art improves nature, and experience improves art.]

Great Goya Etchings: The Proverbs, The Tauromaquia and The Bulls of Bordeaux (Dover Books on Fine Art)

• Art is long, life is short. (Greece)

• One picture is worth a thousand words. (U.S.)

• You cannot fill your belly by painting pictures of bread. (China)

• Necessity teaches new arts. (Norway)