Who wants to organize a painting, I don’t want to do it.
— Morgan Fisher
I often prefer not to use any terms, just describe what’s happening.
— Chika Okeke-Agulu
You don’t want to be unsurprising for 35 years.
— Michael Gordin
Charles was on the board of the Ringling Brothers College and often referred to the circus as an example of what design and art should be: not self-expression but precise discipline.
— Beatriz Colomina, “Enclosed by Images: The Eameses’ Multimedia Architecture”
Now that’s an esophagus!
— Aogaeru, Spirited Away
The only thing that’s capital-T True is that you get to decide how you’re gonna try to see it.
— David Foster Wallace, “This is Water”
— Martha Friedman
You’re as close to one being as you will ever be in your life.
— Lucia Allais
Assuming that would be a big help as opposed to pretending to be scientific.
— Mario Gandelsonas
Yet year after year, it’s the same routine.
— Jack Skellington, “Jack’s Lament”
But our chances really was a million to one.
— Bob Dylan, “Bob Dylan’s Dream”
What’s your major?
— Man using urinal
Isn’t lavender just a smell?
— Bernardo
There’s no problem to solve, no problem to invent.
— Martha Friedman
It’s one of those swindles with the international date line, you cross an imaginary boundary and you’re in another day.
— Chika Okeke-Agulu
Science is really expensive.
— Michael Gordin
The way you want it to be.
— Tim’s Dad, About Time
In using the term “art” as a conceptual category, it seems to me, in many cases we run the risk of displacing local criteria for categorizing and evaluating cultural artifacts.
— Peter Mark, “Is There Such a Thing as African Art?”
Hell sounds like fun.
— Mario Gandelsonas