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The details are the very source of expression in architecture. But we are caught in a vice between art and the bottom line.
My reputation for writing quickly and effortlessly notwithstanding, I am strongly in favor of intelligent, even fastidious revision, which is, or certainly should be, an art in itself.
Joyce Carol Oates
It's art that pushes against psychological and social expectations, that tries to transform decay into something generative, that is replicative in a baroque way, that isn't about progress, and wants to - as Walt Whitman put it - 'contain multitudes.'
I don't know if One Direction will stand the test of time. I have a niece who goes crazy for them. But the only way to judge art is to wait and see if it becomes evergreen. This takes a bit of time. Adele is a very good musician and I'd like to sing with her. But, again, time will tell if her music will become evergreen.
My first love is art, and I see a lot of things in an artistic way.
Existential philosophy, poetry and art - just like sadness - were all unavoidable to a tender young man in the meat works.
My focus is my art, and that's what I love to do. I have to be really passionate in order to do something. I've turned down many things that I just didn't believe in.
When one loves one's Art no service seems too hard.
I collect art, and I drink wine... things that I like that I had never been exposed to. But I never said, 'I'm going to buy art to impress this crowd.' That's just ridiculous to me. I don't live my life like that, because how could you be happy with yourself?
Nature is the most beautiful thing we have. It's better than art because it's from the creator.
There is a small world of people who are very interested in contemporary art and a slightly bigger world of people who look at contemporary art. But then there is a much larger world that doesn't realise how influential art is on things that they actually look at.
Art is something to be proud of. Art is no compromise.
I like playing with that space between laughter and discomfort where your discomfort can also make you laugh, and you're confused about the mixed feelings. That's challenging, and I think that's what makes for some of the best art.
The truth is, what Americans enjoy about football is much of what makes the sport dangerous. However, I believe there must be a way to find the art of success and vitality in football, without the driving the level of impact that causes serious risk of head trauma, paralysis and other life-changing injuries.
Trash has given us an appetite for art.
Acting is like lying. The art of lying well. I'm paid to tell elaborate lies.
The understanding of art depends finally upon one's willingness to extend one's humanity and one's knowledge of human life.
The art of doing mathematics consists in finding that special case which contains all the germs of generality.
I take this art very seriously and passionately. I love what I do. You can't help but grow. That's not to say you don't make mistakes or make bad choices, but that's part of the art. Painters paint bad paintings.
Art is based on emotion, but being macho is based on ego; the wall protecting that emotion.
Everyone in those days expected that art students were wild, licentious characters. We didn't know how to be, but we sure were anxious to learn.
Actually I think Art lies in both directions - the broad strokes, big picture but on the other hand the minute examination of the apparently mundane. Seeing the whole world in a grain of sand, that kind of thing.
I'm using my art to comment on what I see. You don't have to agree with it.
Minimal art went nowhere.
I wanted to start a revolution, using art to build the sort of society I myself envisioned.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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