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.
The ideal is to be obtained by selecting and assembling in one whole the beauties and perfections which are usually seen in different individuals, excluding everything defective or unseemly, so as to form a type or model of the species.
A sculptor wields The chisel, and the stricken marble grows To beauty.
A sculpture is just a painting cut out and stood up somewhere.
Architecture is inhabited sculpture.
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.
Moonlight is 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.
The best artist has that thought alone Which is contained within the marble shell; The sculptor's hand can only break the spell To free the figures slumbering in the stone.
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.
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