A work of art when placed in a gallery loses its charge, and becomes a portable object or surface disengaged from the outside world.
By : Robert Smithson
In fact, our monthly trade deficit figure is so huge it equals the entire annual budget of our Department of Veterans Affairs. Veterans fought to make us free from foreign tyranny, but the new tyranny is taking a different form.
By : Marcy Kaptur
All my life as an artist I have asked myself: What pushes me continually to make sculpture? I have found the answer. art is an action against death. It is a denial of death.
By : Jacques Lipchitz
Fascism, the more it considers and observes the future and the development of humanity, quite apart from political considerations of the moment, believes neither in the possibility nor the utility of perpetual peace.
By : Benito Mussolini
The artistic taste of the Catholic priests is appalling and I am most anxious to have a Catholic church in which everything is genuine and good, and not tawdry and ostentatious.
By : Giles Gilbert Scott
Chelsea Morning is a great Joni Mitchell song and I guess I'm partial to her lyrics because they show me a slightly different perspective on life.
By : Neil Diamond
I have been particularly struck with the overwhelming evidence which is given as to the fitness of the natives of India for high offices and employments.
By : Richard Cobden
A large part of my life revolves around my dad. Sometimes, I even feel a strong sense of connection, something very tangible when I learn something new in the martial arts.
By : Brandon Lee
When I started workin' with Muddy. That convinced me that I could get away with doin' the blues.
By : Johnny Winter
A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you and were helped by you will remember you when forget-me-nots have withered. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.
By : Charles Spurgeon