African Art Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 38 Quotes About African Art

#1. You may in time of trouble think that you are not worth saving because you have made mistakes, big or little, and you think you are now lost. That is never true! Only repentance can heal what hurts. But repentancecan heal what hurts, no matter what it is. - Author: Boyd K. Packer
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#2. I feel like because black Cuban artists don't have the kind of pressure to thematize race in the way that African-American artists do, there's more space for them to do their art without having to discuss it in terms of racial identity. - Author: Rachael Price
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#3. I wanted to show that an African-American artist could make it in this country on a national level in the graphic arts. I want to be a strong role model for my family and for other African Americans. - Author: Jerry Pinkney
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#4. I wanted my art to deal with very formal concerns and to deal with very material concerns, and to deal with antecedents and art history, which for me go very far beyond just the influence of African-American artists. - Author: Rashid Johnson
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#5. Black literature is taught as sociology, as tolerance, not as a serious, rigorous art form. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#6. We do have Museums of African American Art in the United States, and there is a National Museum of Women's Art. However, I believe Latinos are best served by displaying their art next to the art of other groups, particularly North American, European, and even Asian artists. - Author: Mari Carmen Ramirez
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#7. Above Constance's desk were nude photographs of women in 1930s France, draped in provocative poses. She had put them there for Bob's viewing pleasure and in return he had placed African art of naked men above his desk for her. - Author: Cecelia Ahern
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#8. Snow White has always been one of my favorite fairy tales growing up. To be able to say, "I'm going to be Snow White" - it's crazy. It's an honor. - Author: Lily Collins
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#9. I've always been a leader my whole life. I've always led. I didn't know how to do anything else. - Author: Magic Johnson
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#10. I'd already decided I wanted to design shoes after I saw a sign in the Museum of African and Oceanic Art forbidding high heels. Well, who could resist? - Author: Christian Louboutin
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#11. Illusion, Temperament, Succession, Surface, Surprise, Reality, Subjectiveness,
these are the threads on the loom of time, these are the lords of life. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#12. For African-American people, I am in the business of inventing a reality that gives a different perspective - on history, on crime, on art, on love. - Author: John Edgar Wideman
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#13. Men have never been individually self-sufficient. - Author: Reinhold Niebuhr
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#14. I don't believe in the clash of cultures. The culture is one. The culture is a ring off the same chain. Picasso was very much influenced by the African arts, and he influenced a whole other generation of artists. So everything influences everything. - Author: Marjane Satrapi
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#15. Second, you should examine the Scriptures for principles that relate to the issue at hand. The Lord will never ask you to do anything that is morally wrong or in contradiction to His Word. If what you are considering violates a concept you find in the Word, you can forget it. - Author: James C. Dobson
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#16. Debate is angular, conversation circular and radiant of the underlying unity. - Author: Amos Bronson Alcott
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#17. Take the time to discover how African-Americans have had a great impact on this country. In science, education, literature, art, and politics. - Author: Lynn Swann
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#18. Censorship is to art as lynching is to justice. - Author: Henry Louis Gates Jr.
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#19. The divine element manifests itself (or show up) in man as well by his aptitude for science, than by his aptitude for virtue. True morality, true philosophy and true art are in their essence ("dans leur essence", Fr.) religious. - Author: African Spir
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#20. It has been my personal experience that as I allow the painting to speak I become lost, it is delicious and at the same time frightening. The best ones, to me, have a life of their own. - Author: Luther E. Vann
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#21. I went to the Westminster College for Men in Missouri, which is what it was called back then, and transferred to the University of Denver where I ultimately got my degree. - Author: Ted Shackelford
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#22. I was in Paris last year, where there's a great appreciation of many different aspects of African culture and of black culture. The music ... the art ... whatever ... And I kind of went with that. - Author: Lenny Kravitz
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#23. My desire is to preserve the sense of people's lives, to endow them with the strength and beauty I see in them. I want the people in my pictures to stare back. - Author: Nan Goldin
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#24. Before I started LimoLand, I mainly bought my clothes in Harlem, where I found clothing my size in fun colors. I still like to go there and see the vibrancy and colors of the neighborhood. I am also very influenced by the colors of my contemporary African and Japanese art collections. - Author: Jean Pigozzi
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#25. Kind of. Just - we don't know what happens when we die, right? I mean, maybe we go up to some perfect place in the sky, or maybe we turn to dust, or we're spirits and can still think and hear and go places. So talking to the person that's dead isn't crazy. They could be listening to you. Right? - Author: Heather Demetrios
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#26. If you create something, you don't want someone else to go and profit from it; you have your right to make a living and everything. So I respect copyright. What I don't respect is copyright extremism. And I what I don't respect is a business model that encourages piracy. - Author: Kim Dotcom
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#27. Among the Igbo the art of conversation is regarded very highly, and proverbs are the palm-oil with which words are eaten. - Author: Chinua Achebe
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#28. African art is functional, it serves a purpose. It's not a dormant. It's not a means to collect the largest cheering section. It should be healing, a source a joy. Spreading positive vibrations. - Author: Mos Def
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#29. The Europeans who went to Africa came back with modern' art. What is more African than a Picasso? - Author: Duke Ellington
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#30. It's a pity one can't imagine what one can't compare to anything. Genius is an African who dreams up snow. - Author: Vladimir Nabokov
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#31. This is all I know, too. Perhaps together we can chart a new course. - Author: E.L. James
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#32. What basketball expresses is what jazz expresses. Certain cultural predispositions to make art. All African-American art has a substratum, or baseline, of improvisation and spontaneity. You find that in both basketball and jazz. - Author: John Edgar Wideman
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#33. YOU ARE NOT A FINISHED WORK OF ART
YOU ARE A COMMISSIONED WORK IN PROGRESS
HANGING IN A GALLERY UNDER CONSTRUCTION!


KEEP PUSHING! - Author: Qwana M. BabyGirl Reynolds-Frasier
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#34. In the last 20 years of collecting contemporary African art, I have been bombarded by incredible shapes and colors that I now want to translate into clothes. - Author: Jean Pigozzi
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#35. Messages To You My Dear, Sometimes I am here and sometimes I am not, I like that about myself for I am folded. But please guide me in the right direction, for sometimes I, too, tend to lose myself in my imagination. - Author: Robert M. Drake
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#36. Pregressive art can assist people to learn not only about the objective forces at work in the society in which they live, but also about the intensity social character of their interior lives. Ultimately, it can propel people toward social emancipation - Author: Angela Y. Davis
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#37. Of all the various peoples of this world, none leaves the human body in the simple state of nature in which it was born. - Author: Jacqueline Delange
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#38. In the USA, we learn "art history" as Western art history, and the history of Asian, or African art is a special case; we learn politics by examining our own government system, and consider other systems special cases, and the same is true of philosophy. - Author: Jay L. Garfield
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