• 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.”

  • Danny Kaye

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

  • Leonardo da Vinci

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

  • Stella Adler

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

  • George Bernard Shaw

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

  • Frank Lloyd Wright

    “An idea is salvation by imagination”

  • Claude Monet

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

  • Friedrich Nietzsche

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

  • Aristotle

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

  • Oscar Wilde

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

  • Vincent van Gogh

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

  • Henri Matisse

    “Creativity takes courage.”

Welcome to Arte In Europa

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