Sculpture Quotes

Louis L'Amour

The key to understanding any people is in its art: its writing, painting, sculpture.

Christian Boltanski

Art-making is not about telling the truth but making the truth felt

Donald Hall

As Henry Moore carved
or modelled his sculpture every day,
he strove to surpass Donatello

4. and failed, but woke the next morning
elated for another try.

Roman Payne

What a face this girl possessed! - Could I neither die then nor gaze at her face every day, I would need to recreate it through painting or sculpture, or through fatherhood, until a second such face could be born.

Charles De Leusse

A heart of stone is a sculpture? (Un cœur de pierre - Est une sculpture ?)

Michelangelo Buonarroti

The greatest artist does not have any concept
Which a single piece of marble does not itself contain
Within its excess, though only
A hand that obeys the intellect can discover it.

Henri Matisse

You must forget all your theories, all your ideas before the subject. What part of these is really your own will be expressed in your expression of the emotion awakened in you by the subject.

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