Cities And Art Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 34 Quotes About Cities And Art

#1. I think it's very, very important that people outside the capital cities, not just Sydney and Melbourne but also Brisbane Perth Adelaide and so on, have the greatest access to the best cultural experiences they can in both the performing arts and the visual arts. - Author: George Brandis
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#2. London, thou art the flower of cities all! - Author: William Dunbar
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#3. In the period from 1945 to 1960, the number of orchestras in the country doubled, book sales rose some 250 percent, and art museums opened in most major cities. Ballet was quick to catch up: between 1958 and 1969 the number of ballet companies nationwide with more than twenty members nearly tripled. - Author: Jennifer Homans
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#4. To surround yourself with beauty isn't frivolous. It's a necessity. If it weren't, then our cities would not be surrounded with art museums and parks. - Author: Charlotte Symonds
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#5. Thus the highest form of generalship is to balk the enemy's plans, the next best is to prevent the junction of the enemy's forces, the next in order is to attack the enemy's army in the field, and the worst policy of all is to besiege walled cities. - Author: Sun Tzu
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#6. There is no greater symbol of the artistic spirit of Scotland than the Mackintosh building. But more than that it is a symbol of where art belongs, rising as it does out of the heart of a great city. A mighty castle on a hill, it is a part of me, and of all Glaswegians. - Author: Peter Capaldi
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#7. In New York, the impact of these concentrated superskyscrapers on street scale and sunlight, on the city's aniquated support systems, circulation, and infrastructure, on its already tenuous livability, overrides any aesthetic ... Art becomes worthless in a city brutalized by overdevelopment. - Author: Ada Louise Huxtable
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#8. In the Greek cities, it was reckoned profane, that any person should pretend a property in a work of art, which belonged to all who could behold it. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#9. There's no such thing as civilization. The word just means the art of living in cities. - Author: Roger Zelazny
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#10. I like the sense of the road passing my eyes. It's always a fascinating experience to come into a new city ... the sense of the people changing, the food changing, everything changing, the art. - Author: Greg Lake
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#11. What good man would prefer a country covered with forests and ranged by a few thousand savages to our extensive Republic, studded with cities, towns, and prosperous farms, embellished with all the improvements which art can devise or industry execute. - Author: Andrew Jackson
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#12. Religiosity developed because successful religions made groups more efficient at turning resources into offspring. (including art, cathedrals, cities, earthworks, etc?) - Author: Jonathan Haidt
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#13. I really like the city of Vienna. I like its art, its music and its architecture. In short, I like the culture that Vienna represents. What really captures me is the period around 1900 - the time of Freud, Schnitzler and Klimt. This is the period in which the modern view of mind was born. - Author: Eric Kandel
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#14. Rome is the city above all cities which loses most of its meaning to those who do not bring to it some historical sense, a decent knowledge of art, and a good amount of time. Rome therefore is particularly disturbing to an American. - Author: Clare Boothe Luce
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#15. In my regular life, I am very involved in commissions for cities and sometimes countries. And I think of public art as a team sport. The outcome is only possible with the interaction of all the players. - Author: Janet Echelman
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#16. The modern human has mastered the art of building toxic homes and cities. - Author: Steven Magee
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#17. The arts are the best insurance policy a city can take on itself. - Author: W. W. Dumas
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#18. If you want to help people, if you care, go to the cities. The city is where the pain is the greatest - and the cities are a hell of a lot of fun if you like art, movies and plays. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#19. I can pick out people in this city to follow. I can be in a show at the Museum of Modern Art, my space in the Museum of Modern Art is my mailbox, my mail is delivered there. Whenever I want mail, I have to go through this city to get my mail. - Author: Vito Acconci
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#20. At times we would have these whole cities that would take up rooms and stretch out all over the house. But they were also very abstract, like 'this piece of cardboard is a pool' and so forth. - Author: Ellen Gallagher
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#21. I believe in the city as a natural human environment, but we must humanize it. It's art that will re-define public space in the 21st Century. We can make our cities diverse, inspirational places by putting art, dance and performance in all its forms into the matrix of street life. - Author: Antony Gormley
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#22. Not stones, nor wood, nor the art of artisans make a state; but where men are who know how to take care of themselves, these are cities and walls. - Author: John Quincy Adams
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#23. The point of Berlin was that it seemed that only people like you ran the city. You never ran into people who weren't like you - especially when you lived as that kind of American in Berlin connected to the arts. - Author: Darryl Pinckney
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#24. New York is a city where you're so alone, you're an individual, you can disappear. You can make something happen. But it's very different to make something happen in the art world. - Author: Ai Weiwei
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#25. Californians have brought suburb-making almost to an art. Their cities and their country-side are equally suburban. No-one has a country house in California; no-one has a city house. It is good to see trees always from city windows, but it is not so good always to see houses from country windows. - Author: Stella Benson
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#26. In the great cities, winter glitters with art and feasting. But poetry, the country cousin, sees only the dearth of the fields. - Author: Mason Cooley
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#27. A city's art must give the impression that art is as indispensable a thing as water, or food. - Author: Pier Giorgio Di Cicco
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#28. High art alone is eternal and the bust outlives the city. - Author: Theophile Gautier
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#29. In the big picture, architecture is the art and science of making sure that our cities and buildings fit with the way we want to live our lives. - Author: Bjarke Ingels
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#30. I think the art fair is very much a form of urbanism. I think something really happens to the cities when such a fair happens. The city becomes an exhibition; it's amazing. - Author: Hans Ulrich Obrist
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#31. There are so many things in the world - in the cities - so much to see. Does art need to represent this variety and contribute to its proliferation? Can art be that free? The difficulties begin when you understand what it is that the soul will not permit the hand to make. - Author: Philip Guston
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#32. Toronto may be the only city where novels are integral to high art, the alternative scene and mainstream culture all at the same time. - Author: Stephen Marche
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#33. In a way I spend my entire life stealing from everything - from the past, from cities I love, from where I grew up - grabbing things, taking not only from architecture but from Italy, art, writing, poetry, music. - Author: Renzo Piano
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#34. Divine Nature gave the fields, human art built the cities. - Author: Marcus Terentius Varro
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