Ars est celare artem

it is art to conceal art; true art conceals the means by which it is achieved.
Historical Examples

ars est celare artem—It is the perfection of art to conceal art.
Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign Sources James Wood

Here, as in all high art, the old motto is in force, “ars est celare artem.”
The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 77, March, 1864 Various

Summa ars est celare artem is eminently applicable to the art of Arnold Krog and the band of Danish artists trained under him.
Chats on Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Arthur Hayden

Here, as in all high art, the old motto is in force, “ars est celare artem.”
Household Papers and Stories Harriet Beecher Stowe


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