Sculpture Quotes

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.


Colloquial poetry is to the real art as the barber's wax dummy is to sculpture.

Ezra Pound

A sculpture is just a painting cut out and stood up somewhere.

Frank Stella

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.

Philip Guston

Well, I never studied design and I went to art school to study art, you know, sculpture and things like that, and ended up making things like sculpture and started making chairs and jewelry together and that's how I started.

Marc Newson

I'm quite sure that all true professional artists, of every description, in all walks of life, whether their craft is painting, music, sculpture, medicine or anything, have one primary concern - mankind.

Chico Hamilton

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