Sculptors Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 51 Quotes About Sculptors

#1. All men are sculptors, constantly chipping away the unwanted parts of their lives, trying to create their idea of a masterpiece. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#2. The jargon of sculptors is beyond me. I do not know precisely why I admire a green granite female, apparently pregnant monster with one eye going around a square corner. - Author: Ezra Pound
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#3. Painters and sculptors and designers, they take raw materials and turn them into art. Dancers turn themselves into art. We are poetry in motion when we do our jobs right, and we can stop your heart with the point of a toe or the angle of a limb. But - Author: Seanan McGuire
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#4. Have you ever heard sculptors say that they don't actually sculpt an object; they sculpt away everything that isn't the object? - Author: Rainbow Rowell
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#5. Painters tend to ignore the challenges and thrills that sculptors enjoy daily - volume ... like the perfect, imperfect voluminous oval of the egg. - Author: Sara Genn
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#6. We are like sculptors, constantly carving out of others the image we long for, need, love or desire, often against reality, against their benefit, and always, in the end, a disappointment, because it does not fit them. - Author: Anais Nin
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#7. I wanted to show that the fables and mythic tales which the ancients have handed down to us and in which painters and sculptors never cease to find mindless pleasure are the hieroglyphics of a secret, inexhaustible wisdom. I sometimes thought I felt its breath, as though coming from behind a veil. - Author: Hugo Von Hofmannsthal
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#8. San Francisco has long been a leader in the arts, nurturing generations of painters, sculptors, poets, novelists, playwrights, film-makers, and performing artists and innovators of every kind. - Author: Gavin Newsom
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#9. Most sculptors make the mistake", he said, "of thinking of eyes as form and they therefore make them as spherical surfaces. Eyes are not forms, they are transparent, and what one really sees is the light of the soul in them - and that is what I try to give them - Author: Walter Russell
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#10. The writers I admired and still admire were not carpenters, but more like sculptors. Their art was and is a real probing of real and troubling human confusions. - Author: Wallace Stegner
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#11. Other artists - poets, painters, sculptors, musicians - produce something which lives after them and enshrines their memories in positive evidences of their divine mission; but we, - we strut and fret our hour upon the stage, and then the curtain falls and all is darkness and silence. - Author: Charlotte Saunders Cushman
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#12. What sculptors do is represent the essence of gesture. What is important in mime is attitude. - Author: Marcel Marceau
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#13. I took to wearing a black tie known as the Ascot, with long drooping ends. I had seen pictures of painters, sculptors, poets, wearing this style of tie. - Author: Carl Sandburg
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#14. Most of what you see in architecture are watered-down ideas of sculptors who have come before. - Author: Richard Serra
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#15. Good art theory must smell of the studio, although its language should differ from the household talk of painters and sculptors. - Author: Rudolf Arnheim
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#16. The number of e-mails and letters that I get from choreographers, from sculptors, from composers who are being inspired by science is huge. - Author: Brian Greene
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#17. Sculptors are obliged to follow the manners of the painters, and to make many ample folds, which are unsufferable hardness, and more like a rock than a natural garment. - Author: John Dryden
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#18. It entered the visual vocabulary of photographers, painters and sculptors and focused on what pictures and words look like and what they can mean. - Author: Barbara Kruger
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#19. They went to university because someone, at a time when universities seemed important, said that in order to rise in the world, you had to have a degree. And thus the world was deprived of some excellent gardeners, bakers, antique dealers, sculptors, and writers. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#20. Writers are not just writers, they are creators of worlds, sculptors of the mind, they are architects of language. - Author: Jamie L. Harding
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#21. The history of American art, in a way, begins with Jackson Pollock and his big paintings. This theme of bigness - all painters and sculptors have dealt with it ever since. - Author: Michael Heizer
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#22. We are all sculptors and painters, and our material is our own flesh and blood and bone. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#23. I love art, and it plays a huge role in my life. It's definitely one of my greatest joys, and I'm a bit fanatical about certain painters and poets and musicians and sculptors. - Author: Jandy Nelson
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#24. I had thirty weeks of prep on 'Captain America.' I have a small team of qualified, supportive, creative producers who are actually helping me achieve my vision of the film. I had a dream cast headed by Chris Evans. I had the best designers, artists, sculptors, craftspeople. - Author: Joe Johnston
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#25. Each generation has its own dream of beauty. I have lived long enough to watch it change. Just then, he was what all sculptors were reaching after, and only the great achieved. - Author: Mary Renault
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#26. I do not think men have more talent. There are a great many women in the arts; novelists, painters, sculptors, poets-but the proportion is far lower in the field of song writing. - Author: Dorothy Fields
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#27. I have been criticized rather strenuously by painters and sculptors for not incorporating their work in our buildings. - Author: Minoru Yamasaki
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#28. I grew up in Ditchling. It was an idyllic village at the foot of the South Downs. In those days, the village was full of artists and sculptors. - Author: Donald Sinden
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#29. Great sculptors and artists spend countless hours perfecting their talents. They don't pick up a chisel or a brush and palette, expecting immediate perfection. They understand that they will make many errors as they learn, but they start with the basics, the key fundamentals first. - Author: Joseph B. Wirthlin
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#30. Sculptors, poets, painters, musicians-they're the traditional purveyors of Beauty. But it can as easily be created by a gardener, a farmer, a plumber, a careworker. - Author: Charles De Lint
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#31. Someone called actors 'sculptors in snow.' Very apt. In the end, it's all nothing. - Author: Vincent Price
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#32. For me there are no rules. I think I learned that from artists-from painters and sculptors. It took photography a while to catch up to them. - Author: Larry Clark
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#33. It used to be that painters were crazy and sculptors clever. Today it's the other way around. - Author: Giorgio De Chirico
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#34. "Do not call yourself an "artist-photographer" and make "artist-painters" and "artist-sculptors" laugh; call yourself a photographer and wait for artists to call you brother." - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#35. Poets, not otherwise than philosophers, painters, sculptors, and musicians, are, in one sense, the creators, and, in another, the creations, of their age. - Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley
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#36. There are many statues of men slaying lions, but if only the lions were sculptors there might be quite a different set of statues. - Author: Aesop
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#37. In reality, all men are sculptors, constantly chipping away the unwanted parts of their lives trying to create a masterpiece. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#38. Playwrights have texts, composers have scores, painters and sculptors have the residue of those activities, and dance is traditionally an ephemeral, effervescent, here-today-gone-tomorrow kind of thing. - Author: Twyla Tharp
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#39. We are sculptors finding ourselves in the evolution of choosing, not in the results of choice. - Author: Sheena Iyengar
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#40. Everyone in my family is an artist in some capacity whether they're musicians, painters, or sculptors, so it's in their blood. - Author: Jessica Alba
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#41. Some sculptors make drawings, I make heads. - Author: David Altmejd
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#42. Unfortunately life has a way of sidetracking one's greatest ambitions. Painters, would-be artists, end up whitewashing walls. Sculptors are forced to design toilets. Writers become critics or publicists. Archaeologists, like myself, can become gravediggers. - Author: Salman Rushdie
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#43. A fixed idea is like the iron rod which sculptors put in their statues. It impales and sustains. - Author: Hippolyte Taine
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#44. The chisel is the pen of the sculptor. - Author: Pope Pius IX
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#45. Art itself cannot be taught, but craftsmanship can. Architects, painters, sculptors are all craftsmen in the original sense of the word. Thus it is a fundamental requirement of all artistic creativity that every student undergo a thorough training in the workshops of all branches of the crafts. - Author: Walter Gropius
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#46. The reason why research is like sculpting from memory is that in neither is there a concrete visible subject to copy directly. The subject - as sculptors themselves are fond of saying - is hidden in the block of material. - Author: Jacques Barzun
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#47. And the sculptors will shape the soil for the writers to stretch the seeds
for the patient painters who sketch the petals they will shade in alabaster and gold. Their sweat is the rain. Maybe the jazzman will send us a rose. - Author: Kristen Henderson
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#48. The noblest art is the nude. This truth is recognized by all, and followed by painters, sculptors and poets. Only the dancer has forgotten it, who should remember it, as the instrument of [the dance] art is the human body itself. - Author: Isadora Duncan
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#49. As sculptors chip away the stone in order to find the statue, writers chip away extraneous verbiage so readers can see the shape of an idea clearly. My gift is to see through the confusion, to bring order and simplicity to a story. - Author: Leslie Parrish
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#50. Education in the ingenious arts and in the liberal professions is still more tedious and expensive. The pecuniary recompense, therefore, of painters and sculptors, of lawyers and physicians, ought to be much more liberal; and it is so accordingly. - Author: Adam Smith
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#51. Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects - Author: Dan Brown
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