• Oscar Wilde

    “Art is the only serious thing in the world. And the artist is the only person who is never serious.”

  • Edgar Degas

    “Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.”

  • J.D. Salinger

    “An artist's only concern is to shoot for some kind of perfection, and on his own terms, not anyone else's.”

  • George Bernard Shaw

    “Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable.”

  • Danny Kaye

    “Life is a blank canvas, and you need to throw all the paint on it you can.”

  • Henri Matisse

    “Creativity takes courage.”

  • Aristotle

    “The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.”

  • Banksy

    “All artists are willing to suffer for their work. But why are so few prepared to learn to draw?”

  • Friedrich Nietzsche

    "The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude."

  • Vincent van Gogh

    “There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.”

  • Claude Monet

    “Color is my daylong obsession, joy, and torment.”

  • Stella Adler

    “life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one”

  • Frank Lloyd Wright

    “An idea is salvation by imagination”

  • Leonardo da Vinci

    “One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.”

Welcome to Arte In Europa

Established in 2001 we are contemporary art dealers based in East Lothian and specialising in Scottish and Italian art.