Series of Art Quotations: Day Ten

The quotations for today are about emotion and art.

Art is one of the few things in today’s world that is completely personal and original and expresses what a person is. It can inspire feeling, expression and passion in others. That’s the intrinsic value of art. – Brent Heighton

Art is not a transcript nor a copy. Art is the expression of those beauties and emotions that stir the human soul. – Howard Pyle

A picture is a work of art, not because it is “modern,” nor because it is “ancient,” but because it is a sincere expression of human feeling. – John F. Carlson

I want to touch people with my art. I want them to say, “He feels deeply; he feels tenderly.” – Vincent Van Gogh

Have you experienced art affecting you emotionally? What painting or other work of art has affected you most? How? I’d love to hear about your experience, in the comments.