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Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something.
Sculpture is the best comment that a painter can make on painting.
Sculpture is the art of the intelligence.
Good painting is the kind that looks like sculpture.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.
Moonlight is sculpture.
You have to create your life. You have to carve it, like a 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.
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.
Appropriation is the idea that ate the art world. Go to any Chelsea gallery or international biennial and you'll find it. It's there in paintings of photographs, photographs of advertising, sculpture with ready-made objects, videos using already-existing film.
I love Rauschenberg. I love that he created a turning point in visual history, that he redefined the idea of beauty, that he combined painting, sculpture, photography, and everyday life with such gall, and that he was interested in, as he put it, 'the ability to conceive failure as progress.'
Sculpture is made with two instruments and some supports and pretty air.
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.
I've noticed a lot of younger artists have less fear of doing different sorts of things, whether it's various types of music, or gallery artists moving between video and sculpture and drawing.
Sculpture is the art of the hole and the lump.
The skull is nature's sculpture.
Colloquial poetry is to the real art as the barber's wax dummy is to sculpture.
Painting is so poetic, while sculpture is more logical and scientific and makes you worry about gravity.
My sculpture is very personal; for years my subjects were family and close, close friends.
I got so I was really just sick of sculpture.
Sculpture occupies the same space as your body.
When a finished work of 20th century sculpture is placed in an 18th century garden, it is absorbed by the ideal representation of the past, thus reinforcing political and social values that are no longer with us.
Painting, sculpture and architecture are finished, but the art habit continues.
Art works because it appeals to certain faculties of the mind. Music depends on details of the auditory system, painting and sculpture on the visual system. Poetry and literature depend on language.
Architecture is inhabited sculpture.
I tried to use the questions and answers as an armature on which to build a sculpture of genuine conversation.
I did photography, painting, and drawing, but I prefer sculpture. I like it because it's very physical.
P. J. Harvey
Writing for me is quite a plastic form, a kind of mental sculpture, although that sounds weird. It acquires its character and its depth as it goes along.
Well, I never studied design and I went to art school to study art, you know, sculpture and things like that, and ended up making things like sculpture and started making chairs and jewelry together and that's how I started.
I'm quite sure that all true professional artists, of every description, in all walks of life, whether their craft is painting, music, sculpture, medicine or anything, have one primary concern - mankind.
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