Quotes by sculpture

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  • Basil Bunting
    Basil Bunting
    British poet 1900-1985
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    All you can usually say about a poem or a picture is, 'Look at it, listen to it.' Whether you listen to a piece of music or a poem, or look at a picture or a jug or a piece of sculpture, what matters about it is not what it has in common with others of its kind, but what is singularly its own.
    Source: On Poetry
  • Architecture is inhabited sculpture.
  • Anthony Caro
    Anthony Caro
    English sculptor 1924-2013
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    But I don't think that sculpture belongs in everyday life like a table does, or like a chair.
  • Billy Collins
    Billy Collins
    American poet 1941-
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    For most Americans, poetry plays no role in their everyday lives. But also for most Americans, contemporary painting or jazz or sculpture play no role either. I'm not saying poetry is singled out as a special thing to ignore.
  • Bruce Nauman
    Bruce Nauman
    American artist 1941-
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    In the studio, I don't do a lot of work that requires repetitive activity. I spend a lot of time looking and thinking and then try to find the most efficient way to get what I want, whether it's making a drawing or a sculpture, or casting plaster or whatever.
  • Barbara Hepworth
    Barbara Hepworth
    English artist and sculptor 1903-1975
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    It is easy now to communicate with people through abstraction, and particularly so in sculpture. Since the whole body reacts to its presence, people become themselves a living part of the whole.
    Source: Interview with The Studio
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Mathematics, rightly viewed, posses not only truth, but supreme beauty a beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture.
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne
    Nathaniel Hawthorne
    American short story writer 1804-1864
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    Moonlight is sculpture.
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne
    Nathaniel Hawthorne
    American short story writer 1804-1864
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    Moonlight is sculpture; sunlight is painting.
    Source: The American Notebooks (1835 - 1853) 1838
  • Frank Zappa
    Frank Zappa
    American rock musician 1940-
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    Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Sculpture and painting have the effect of teaching us manners and abolishing hurry.
  • Auguste Rodin
    Auguste Rodin
    French sculptor 1840-1917
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    Sculpture is the art of the hole and the lump.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Silence is as full of potential wisdom and wit as the unshown marble of great sculpture.
  • Anthony Caro
    Anthony Caro
    English sculptor 1924-2013
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    So, in other words, how you respond to a sculpture, how a viewer sees the sculpture, is vital.
  • Ben Shahn
    Ben Shahn
    Lithuanian-born American artist 1898-1969
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    Some time ago, we went to Asia and took a camera along, and I began to do what I'd done even years ago doing people. I couldn't get interested in it. And I did hundreds of photographs of details of the monuments as sculpture.
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