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Mum and Dad always wanted me to do whatever I was happy doing. I nearly went to art college at 16, but decided to do a BTEC in performing arts.
Paris is certainly one of the most boastful of cities, and you could argue that it has had a lot to boast about: at various times the European centre of power, of civilisation, of the arts, and (self-advertisingly, at least) of love.
I love the arts.
I was an English major in college with minors in Fine Arts and Humanities.
Film-makers in Belgium are seen as arts and crafts makers. It is a small country. There is not really a film industry there at all.
You know, it's such an insult to actual martial artists that I say that I do martial arts.
The cinema, as literature, as all the plastic arts, do not exist outside of a critical system that allows us to study them.
There is a profound ethic to architecture which is different from the other arts.
But mathematics is the sister, as well as the servant, of the arts and is touched by the same madness and genius.
'The New Yorker's' drama critics have always had a comparable authority because, for the most part, the magazine made it a practice to employ critics who moonlighted in the arts. They worked both sides of the street, so to speak.
I'm a martial arts buff, so anything martial arts.
I went to the Brit School for the performing arts in Croydon at 14, picking music as my main subject, and I'm so glad I did. I knew lots of people who'd gone there, so I always had my mind set on it.
The people I idolized I saw once a year on the Tony Awards. I would buy the cassette tapes of the various Broadway shows and scour the photos inside the recording package. That's how I exposed myself to the arts - New York and professional theater felt like a very distant thing.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Before I left for Germany, I had gotten accepted to the performing arts high school in New York, which was a big dream of mine. And having to leave that was very sad for me.
There is incredible power in the arts to inspire and influence.
The Ohio State University has a rich - if quiet - heritage of the arts.
I always loved the idea of learning martial arts, but it wasn't until I was in my 20s that I really started doing it and taking up karate.
I deplore the loss of arts on BBC One and Two.
This funding from the National Endowment for the Arts has been like the Good Housekeeping seal of approval.
Mr. Chairman, obviously a $60 million cut in the National Endowment for the Arts would be a disaster.
San Francisco has long been a leader in the arts, nurturing generations of painters, sculptors, poets, novelists, playwrights, film-makers, and performing artists and innovators of every kind.
The arts can play a vital role in revitalizing neighborhoods, using and improving vacant space, bringing new jobs and new sense of opportunity, and improving public safety by generating more foot traffic and more eyes on the street.
As Mayor, I will fully support my Arts Commission and its professional selection committees so that they can commission a full range of public art that is daring and, when appropriate, daringly traditional.
Architecture is a science arising out of many other sciences, and adorned with much and varied learning; by the help of which a judgment is formed of those works which are the result of other arts.
Until quite recently dance in America was the ragged Cinderella of the arts.
I never want to discourage anyone who chooses the arts as a path because it's hard enough to make it in this business or even get ahead.
We're under the Arts Council under the Minister for the Arts. The Minister for the Arts and the Minister for Industrial Development have great difficulty in agreeing over who should fund what in terms of film.
All the arts are predominantly national, and therefore the Australian Film Commission should be funding us. The battle gets more and more vicious each year.
The novel moves like all the arts. It's transforming itself all the time.
I never regret things. It's a really dangerous thing to say, but for anyone involved in the arts, the bad things that happen make for good material. It's not a comfortable truth, but it is true.
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