Saturday, April 21, 2012
Sat down helpless before a mechanical sequence.
— Henry Adams via The Tower and the Bridge
Friday, April 20, 2012
It’s an occupation that prolongs one’s life.
— Carlos Fuentes, Carlos Fuentes, Universal Writer
Thursday, April 19, 2012
The champion of all Western liars.
— J. Frank Dobie via The Life And Adventures of James P. Beckwourth: Mountaineer, Scout, and Pioneer, and Chief of the Crow Nation of Indians
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
It’s still in the wall.
— Caroline Cassells Harris
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
To really absorb as much as she could.
— Chika Okeke-Agulu
Monday, April 16, 2012
It’s like a printer, it really doesn’t care.
— Sigrid Adriaenssens
Sunday, April 15, 2012
Smithson argued for the equally positive value of each moment of the artistic process - a value that, if granted, would make it impossible to isolate the artistic process from the art object.
— Jennifer Roberts, Mirror Travels: Robert Smithson and History
Saturday, April 14, 2012
Maybe you only live there for 10 minutes, but you live there.
— Lebbeus Woods via “Ever the Visionary, Lebbeus Woods Gets Real”
Friday, April 13, 2012
It sucks to be dead.
— Charlie Brandts
Thursday, April 12, 2012
— BLDGBLOG, “Building in a Bottle”
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
It’s depressing and old but I like it.
— Kristin Cotter
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Final review with Jeff would be like Godzilla.
— Michael Meredith
Monday, April 9, 2012
Well, wondering is part of the experience
— Martin Puryear via Martin Puryear/John Elderfield
Sunday, April 8, 2012
What I’m focusing on now is discovering what is going to give the work validity on its own.
— Martin Puryear, Young American Artists via Martin Puryear/John Elderfield
Saturday, April 7, 2012
I’m interested in making sculpture that tries to describe itself to the world, work that acknowledges its maker and that offers an experience that’s probably more tactile and sensate than strictly cerebral. And I’m not embarrassed if beauty is occasionally part of the experience, although I’m suspicious of easy beauty for its own sake.
— Martin Puryear, Martin Puryear/John Elderfield
Friday, April 6, 2012
One does not actually create the form; one lets it become.
— Heinz Isler via The Art of Structural Design: A Swiss Legacy
Thursday, April 5, 2012
I keep track of myself.
— Richard Serra, Art 21
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
The work was itself the information… I’m making a case for my own vision.
— Martin Puryear, Art 21
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
7 The artist’s will is secondary to the process he initiates from idea to completion…
12 For each work of art that becomes physical there are many variations that do not.
— Sol Lewitt, Sentences on Conceptual Art
Monday, April 2, 2012
Differences of spatial faith.
— Mark Rothko, “The Artist’s Reality: Philosophies of Art”