Painting and sculpture are very archaic forms. It's the only thing left in our industrial society where an individual alone can make something with not just his own hands, but brains, imagination, heart maybe.
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.
A sculpture is just a painting cut out and stood up somewhere.
Colloquial poetry is to the real art as the barber's wax dummy is to sculpture.
Good painting is the kind that looks like sculpture.
Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something.
Painting, sculpture and architecture are finished, but the art habit continues.
Sculpture is made with two instruments and some supports and pretty air.
Sculpture is the art of the hole and the lump.
Sculpture is the art of the intelligence.
Sculpture is the best comment that a painter can make on painting.
Sculpture occupies real space like we do... you walk around it and relate to it almost as another person or another object.
Sculpture occupies the same space as your body.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.
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.
Silence is as full of potential wisdom and wit as the unshown marble of great sculpture. The silent bear no witness against themselves.
Mathematics, rightly viewed, posses not only truth, but supreme beauty; a beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture.
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.
Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty - a beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture.
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.
Painting is so poetic, while sculpture is more logical and scientific and makes you worry about gravity.
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.
Sculpture is more than painting. It is greater To raise the dead to life than to create Phantoms that seem to live.
It's sculpture in the form of a garden that aspires to be art.
Silence is as full of potential wisdom and wit as the unhewn marble of great sculpture.