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Painting and sculpture are very archaic forms. It's the only thing left in our industrial society where an individual alone can make something with not just his own hands, but brains, imagination, heart maybe. (Quote by - Philip Guston)

A Mercury is not made out of any block of wood. (Quote by - Apuleius)

I'm quite sure that all true professional artists, of every description, in all walks of life, whether their craft is painting, music, sculpture, medicine or anything, have one primary concern - mankind. (Quote by - Chico Hamilton)

They've added new exterior signs to the gym, sculpture studio and the math building. (Quote by - Adam Marcoux)

And certainly the history of public sculpture has been disastrous but that doesn't mean it ought not to continue and the only way it even has a chance to continue is if the work gets out into the public. (Quote by - Richard Serra)

And the cold marble leapt to life a God. (Quote by - Rev. Henry Hart Milman)

So stands the statue that enchants the world, So bending tries to veil the matchless boast, The mingled beauties of exulting Greece. (Quote by - James Thomson (1))

From the feet, Hercules. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Good painting is the kind that looks like sculpture. (Quote by - Michelangelo)

Art works because it appeals to certain faculties of the mind. Music depends on details of the auditory system, painting and sculpture on the visual system. Poetry and literature depend on language. (Quote by - Steven Pinker)

I'm delighted. It's a fantastic and beautiful masterpiece of early Renaissance sculpture by the presiding genius of the 15th century. (Quote by - Timothy Potts)

No one wants to come out of the polar plunge an ice sculpture. (Quote by - Beth Peterson)

Not from a vain or shallow thought His awful Jove young Phidias brought. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something. (Quote by - Frank Zappa)

Sculpture is more than painting. It is greater To raise the dead to life than to create Phantoms that seem to live. (Quote by - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

The best artist has that thought alone Which is contained within the marble shell; The sculptor's hand can only break the spell To free the figures slumbering in the stone (Quote by - Michelangelo)

I sometimes wonder if the hand is not more sensitive to the beauties of sculpture than the eye. I should think the wonderful rhythmical flow of lines and curves could be more subtly felt than seen. Be this as it may, I know that I can feel the heart-throbs of the ancient Greeks in their marble gods and goddesses. (Quote by - Helen Keller)

The idea of the painter and the sculptor is undoubtedly that perfect and excellent example of the mind, by imitation of which imagined form all things are represented which fall under human sight. (Quote by - John Dryden)

The marble index of a mind forever Voyaging through strange seas of thought, alone. (Quote by - William Wordsworth)

Moonlight is sculpture. (Quote by - Nathaniel Hawthorne)

Sculpture occupies real space like we do... you walk around it and relate to it almost as another person or another object. (Quote by - Chuck Close)

I enrolled in the welding program because the welding we did in sculpture class was just enough to whet the appetite. I wanted to know how to properly work with the metal in my sculptures. (Quote by - Betty Gardner)

It is not hard to understand modern art. If it hangs on a wall it's a painting, and if you can walk around it it's a sculpture. (Quote by - Tom Stoppard)

Here the marble statues breathe in rows. (Quote by - Joseph Addison)

The scupltor does not work for the anatomist, but for the common observer of life and nature. (Quote by - Bayard Ruskin)


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