” I choose a block of marble and chop off whatever I don’t need. “


” Inside you there’s an artist you don’t know about. He’s not interested in how things look different in moonlight. “


” Art is contemplation. It is the pleasure of the mind which searches into nature and which there divines the spirit of which nature herself is animated. “


” The artist must create a spark before he can make a fire and before art is born, the artist must be ready to be consumed by the fire of his own creation. “


” To the artist there is never anything ugly in nature. “


” The artist is the confidant of nature, flowers carry on dialogues with him through the graceful bending of their stems and the harmoniously tinted nuances of their blossoms. Every flower has a cordial word which nature directs towards him. “


” Sculpture is the art of the hole and the lump. “



All 7 Auguste Rodin Quotes about Art in picture


I choose a block of marble and chop off whatever I don
Inside you there


Art is contemplation. It is the pleasure of the mind which searches into nature and which there divines the spirit of which nature herself is animated.
The artist must create a spark before he can make a fire and before art is born, the artist must be ready to be consumed by the fire of his own creation.
To the artist there is never anything ugly in nature.
The artist is the confidant of nature, flowers carry on dialogues with him through the graceful bending of their stems and the harmoniously tinted nuances of their blossoms. Every flower has a cordial word which nature directs towards him.
Sculpture is the art of the hole and the lump.
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