• Danny Kaye

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

  • Oscar Wilde

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

  • Leonardo da Vinci

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

  • George Bernard Shaw

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

  • 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.”

  • Stella Adler

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

  • Aristotle

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

  • Frank Lloyd Wright

    “An idea is salvation by imagination”

  • Claude Monet

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

  • Henri Matisse

    “Creativity takes courage.”

  • Edgar Degas

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

  • Banksy

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

  • 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.”

Welcome to Arte In Europa

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