Sculpture Quotes

Sculpture is not the mere cutting of the form of anything in stone; it is the cutting of the effect of it. Very often the true form, in the marble, would not be in the least like itself.

John Ruskin

All works of nature created by God in heaven and on earth are works of sculpture.

Benvenuto Cellini

The sculpture is intended to be in an architectural setting where it can serve as a contrast to its surroundings and where viewers can walk around the entire piece.

Elizabeth Childs

Silence is as full of potential wisdom and wit as the unhewn marble of great sculpture.

Aldous Huxley

It's sculpture in the form of a garden that aspires to be art.

Jim Duggan

Sculpture is more than painting. It is greater To raise the dead to life than to create Phantoms that seem to live.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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.

Steven Pinker

Painting is so poetic, while sculpture is more logical and scientific and makes you worry about gravity.

Damien Hirst

The real truthfulness of all works of imagination, sculpture, painting, and written fiction, is so purely in the imagination, that the artist never seeks to represent positive truth, but the idealized image of a truth.

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty - a beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture.

Bertrand Russell

Writing is not like painting where you add. It is not what you put on the canvas that the reader sees. Writing is more like a sculpture where you remove, you eliminate in order to make the work visible. Even those pages you remove somehow remain.

Elie Wiesel

Mathematics, rightly viewed, posses not only truth, but supreme beauty; a beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture.

Bertrand Russell

Silence is as full of potential wisdom and wit as the unshown marble of great sculpture. The silent bear no witness against themselves.

Aldous Huxley

There are three forms of visual art: Painting is art to look at, sculpture is art you can walk around, and architecture is art you can walk through.

Dan Rice

What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.

Joseph Addison

Sculpture occupies the same space as your body.

Anish Kapoor

Sculpture occupies real space like we do... you walk around it and relate to it almost as another person or another object.

Chuck Close

Sculpture is the best comment that a painter can make on painting.

Pablo Picasso

Sculpture is the art of the intelligence.

Pablo Picasso

Sculpture is the art of the hole and the lump.

Auguste Rodin

Sculpture is made with two instruments and some supports and pretty air.

Gertrude Stein

Painting, sculpture and architecture are finished, but the art habit continues.

Robert Smithson

Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something.

Frank Zappa

Good painting is the kind that looks like sculpture.

Michelangelo

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