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You don't have to conform to a very specific aesthetic today, whereas 1950s women definitely had to.
Actors aren't stupid, mostly, and if there's a sensibility and an aesthetic that a director's going for, if you're aware of that too, you can do things to help that.
Bob Dylan was the source of pop music's unpredictability in the Sixties. Never as big a record-seller as commonly imagined, his importance was first aesthetic and social, and then as an influence.
My impulse is to create an aesthetic that's about a humanistic approach to a world and trying to create compassion for all the characters.
I find that movies tend to fix the aesthetics of a story in people's minds.
Of course it would depend on the project, but I don't think I could ever separate myself from my aesthetic.
An intellectual is going to have doubts, for example, about a fundamentalist religious doctrine that admits no doubt, about an imposed political system that allows no doubt, about a perfect aesthetic that has no room for doubt.
Consider your house from an aesthetic point of view.
In addressing a task, one almost always has several possible options, sometimes only a few, and they may all be practical and functional. But they lack the aesthetic aspect that raises it to architecture.
Each season I strive to design a forward-thinking and effortless collection with a very clean minimalist aesthetic.
Travel aesthetics should be just as comfortable and practical as they are fashionable.
Reality shows are all the rage on TV at the moment, but that's not reality, it's just another aesthetic form of fiction.
I fantasise about what the future could be in terms of aesthetic and psychology. It's the most difficult thing to do because you have to start from the past - your favourite architect, your favourite song - you take it all with you.
It would be great to do another television show that was a multi-camera because the hours are so wonderful and you can be a good mom at the same time. The problem is, there aren't a lot of multi-camera shows that I personally like. My aesthetic is more geared toward single-camera shows.
I don't have an interest in any car that isn't good for the environment, other than maybe an aesthetic quality in a picture book.
I am a person who holds the aesthetic high. I have suits made in Savile Row.
The main reason why men and women make different aesthetic judgments is the fact that the latter, generally incapable of abstraction, only admire what meets their complete approval.
No student of history can fail to see the moral interest of the Middle Ages, any more than an artist can fail to see their aesthetic interest.
To so enter into it in nature and art that the enjoyed meanings of life may become a part of living is the attitude of aesthetic appreciation.
George Herbert Mead
Leonardo Da Vinci combined art and science and aesthetics and engineering, that kind of unity is needed once again.
In fashion design, you can divide people into two groups. You have people who come with an aesthetic that is there forever, even if it evolves. Then you have people I call 'jumpers.' One season it can be this; the next season it's completely something else. I always knew I am more of a jumper.
The course hitherto pursued in musical aesthetics has nearly always been hampered by the false assumption that the object was not so much to inquire into what is beautiful in music as to describe the feelings which music awakens.
I don't like the idea of a singer-songwriter record. I don't picture myself that way, and it's not my favorite sort of look, I guess. It's really just an aesthetic thing.
I had always wanted to expand to beauty, but I knew I wanted to be able to translate my design aesthetic in an authentic way.
I think a scientist's job is to explore the Universe, to explore the cosmos around us. People always want to know - why is that useful? Well, on just pure fundamental grounds, on some level it's like art, it's like umm, music, it's aesthetics, it's like philosophy. You want to know where you are in the Universe.
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
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