At first I thought it was going to be like mean girls and then it just really escalated.
— Man at intermission of Heathers: The Musical
Spanning the generations.
— Neil deGrasse Tyson, “Standing Up in the Milky Way," Cosmos
New images of the same location, with resolution down to ten square feet, ever single day.
— Sean Patrick Farrell, “A Constellation of Satellites," The New York Times
A foot in a shoe, under a table, projected and magnified ten times, becomes a surprising fact that you have never noticed before.
— Fernand Léger, “The New Realism”
I don’t want to over think it, but I’m over thinking it.
Think before you do anything stupid.
— Woman on plane
Confirming inflation would mean that the universe we see, extending 14 billion light-years in space with its hundreds of billions of galaxies, is only an infinitesimal patch in a larger cosmos whose extent, architecture and fate are unknowable.
— Dennis Overbye, “Detection of Waves in Space Buttresses Landmark Theory of Big Bang," The New York Times
I know that sounds like a cat poster, but it’s true.
— Vitruvius, The Lego Movie
They are like a squawking decoration.
— Blind child at Princeton Junction about a group of birds
And I moved my arms around.
— “The Swimming Song”
Shapes and the painting itself have to excite the spectator.
— Spyridon Papapetros
That’s sort of equating validity with existence.
— Adam Welch
You have a man in his late forties and all of a sudden he wants to learn embroidery.
— Spyridon Papapetros
You turn on the music, open the window, and you enjoy it.
— AnneMarie Luijendijk
In the future the new beauty will be revealed equally outside of art.
— Piet Mondrian, “The Neo-Plastic Architecture of the Future”
We teach our children one thing only, as we were taught: to wake up. We teach our children to look alive there.
— Annie Dillard, “Total Eclipse”
There is no alternative to talking.
— Avraham Shalom, The Gatekeepers
Architects act as if their buildings were mainly images; they design the image. Even if their designs are built, they are handed down, as it were, to the occupants as a kind of used prop to inhabit. No architect has any deep interest in how his or her buildings are occupied.
— Beatriz Colomina, “Media as Modern Architecture”
Self discovery in something besides the self.
— Adam Welch
We are never one thing.
— Spyridon Papapetros