Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Any attempt to criticize works of Architecture or Typography, any hope of appreciating and fostering significant new work in either field, must be based on knowledge of what sort of field it is.
— Beatrice Warde, “Typography and Architecture”
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Good art keeps you warm.
— Andy Goldsworthy, Rivers and Tides
Monday, May 6, 2013
When asked about its meaning, Bayer modestly explained that the mound could be sat in.
— Gwen F. Chanzit, Herbert Bayer : collection and archive at the Denver Art Museum
Sunday, May 5, 2013
If you’re not being misunderstood, you’re not adding anything to the conversation.
— Alex Ebert
Saturday, May 4, 2013
The Miesian skyscraper is the basis of a superb vernacular.
— Ada Louise Huxtable, The Tall Building Artistically Reconsidered: The Search for a Skyscraper Style
Friday, May 3, 2013
I guess I just wanted you to know that I ain’t stubborn, is all.
— Dan Evans, 3:10 to Yuma
Thursday, May 2, 2013
— Tyga, “Rack City”
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
But he exaggerates a great truth.
— Alan Ryan
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
— Eleanor Davies
Monday, April 29, 2013
It was actually created for his own tomb.
— Lia Markey
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Must be a lie.
— Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, “40 Day Dream”
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Should we fire him before he cashes that check?
— Roger Sterling, “To Have and to Hold,” Mad Men
Friday, April 26, 2013
If you figure out a way not to be nervous, and focus on it. You’d win.
— Josh Young
Thursday, April 25, 2013
More is better usually.
— Doug Clark
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Rubber on rubber.
Baby on the inside.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
I don’t build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build.
— Howard Roark, The Fountainhead
Monday, April 22, 2013
Much of the history of Africa has disappeared into the belly of the termite.
— Mysterious Castles of Clay
Sunday, April 21, 2013
The right hemisphere behaves in the same way: it does not try to interpret its experience and find deeper meaning. It continues to live only in the thin moment of the present.
— Michael S. Gazzaniga, The Split Brain Revisited
Saturday, April 20, 2013
I conceive a work of art to be really this: a made thing, more or less attractive, regarding which the casual observer may see a part, but no observer all, that is in it.
— Louis Sullivan, “Ornament in Architecture”
Friday, April 19, 2013
Oh. No, you’re right.
— Daniel, Love Actually