Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Let the breakfast be what the breakfast was.
Monday, March 24, 2014
In the back of your tooth
— The White Stripes, “The Denial Twist”
Sunday, March 23, 2014
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
Saturday, March 22, 2014
Spanning the generations.
— Neil deGrasse Tyson, “Standing Up in the Milky Way," Cosmos
Friday, March 21, 2014
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
Thursday, March 20, 2014
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”
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
I don’t want to over think it, but I’m over thinking it.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Think before you do anything stupid.
— Woman on plane
Monday, March 17, 2014
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
Sunday, March 16, 2014
I know that sounds like a cat poster, but it’s true.
— Vitruvius, The Lego Movie
Saturday, March 15, 2014
They are like a squawking decoration.
— Blind child at Princeton Junction about a group of birds
Friday, March 14, 2014
And I moved my arms around.
— “The Swimming Song”
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Shapes and the painting itself have to excite the spectator.
— Spyridon Papapetros
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
That’s sort of equating validity with existence.
— Adam Welch
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
You have a man in his late forties and all of a sudden he wants to learn embroidery.
— Spyridon Papapetros
Monday, March 10, 2014
You turn on the music, open the window, and you enjoy it.
— AnneMarie Luijendijk
Sunday, March 9, 2014
In the future the new beauty will be revealed equally outside of art.
— Piet Mondrian, “The Neo-Plastic Architecture of the Future”
Saturday, March 8, 2014
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”
Friday, March 7, 2014
There is no alternative to talking.
— Avraham Shalom, The Gatekeepers
Thursday, March 6, 2014
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”