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Sculpture is the art of the intelligence.
Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something.
I'm a very positive person, but this whole concept of having to always be nice, always smiling, always happy, that's not real. It was like I was wearing a mask. I was becoming this perfectly chiselled sculpture, and that was bad. That took a long time to understand.
Why must art be static? You look at an abstraction, sculptured or painted, an entirely exciting arrangement of planes, spheres, nuclei, entirely without meaning. It would be perfect, but it is always still. The next step in sculpture is motion.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.
Painting is so poetic, while sculpture is more logical and scientific and makes you worry about gravity.
Writing nonfiction is more like sculpture, a matter of shaping the research into the finished thing. Novels are like paintings, specifically watercolors. Every stroke you put down you have to go with. Of course you can rewrite, but the original strokes are still there in the texture of the thing.
Does art have a future? Performance genres like opera, theater, music and dance are thriving all over the world, but the visual arts have been in slow decline for nearly 40 years. No major figure of profound influence has emerged in painting or sculpture since the waning of Pop Art and the birth of Minimalism in the early 1970s.
At a certain point, I just put the building and the art impulse together. I decided that building was a legitimate way to make sculpture.
All of Koons's best art - the encased vacuum cleaners, the stainless-steel Rabbit (the late-twentieth century's signature work of Simulationist sculpture), the amazing gleaming Balloon Dog, and the cast-iron re-creation of a Civil War mortar exhibited last month at the Armory - has simultaneously flaunted extreme realism, idealism, and fantasy.
Architecture is inhabited sculpture.
A sculpture is just a painting cut out and stood up somewhere.
Good painting is the kind that looks like sculpture.
It is not hard to understand modern art. If it hangs on a wall it's a painting, and if you can walk around it it's a sculpture.
Painting, sculpture and architecture are finished, but the art habit continues.
I look at every piece of furniture and every object as an individual sculpture.
Moonlight is sculpture.
The skull is nature's sculpture.
'6 Times' is an attempt to reinvestigate the social responsibility of sculpture. The body in question is a particular body, but it doesn't really matter whose it is.
Sculpture is the best comment that a painter can make on painting.
Sculpture is the art of the hole and the lump.
Chairs are like sculpture.
I paint - I tend more to abstraction - but not as much as I would like to because of time. I would love to do sculpture - I've toyed with the idea of fitting in a sculpture course.
Talent grips us. We are overtaken by the beauty of Michelangelo's sculpture, riveted by Mariah Carey's angelic voice, doubled over in laughter by the comedy of Robin Williams, and captivated by the on screen performances of Denzel Washington.
John C. Maxwell
Colloquial poetry is to the real art as the barber's wax dummy is to sculpture.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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