art quote – Hamilton 8.9.2018

“One doesn’t arrive—in words or in art—by necessarily knowing where one is going. In every work of art something appears that does not previously exist, and so, by default, you work from what you know to what you don’t know. You may set out for New York but you may find yourself as I do…

art quote – Whyte 6.14.2018

“And there’s also this necessity in life and art to radically simplify,  to get back to innocence. You can get very developed as an artist. You can start impersonating yourself, and so everything you start doing becomes tedious to yourself and everyone else, even though it’s done at a great level of competency. Innocence is not…

art quote – Negroponte 5.17.2018

“Making art is like getting clued in at a certain moment. It could be that simple, because for a moment in time you give up on yourself. You take a serious look at what really matters. Then, and only then, something starts to happen and you watch it like an observer. It’s magical because you…

art quote – Tharp 4.12.2018

“Experience – the faith in your ability and the memory that you have done this before – is what gets you through the door. But experience also closes the door. You tend to rely on that memory and stick with what has worked before. You don’t try anything new. Inexperience is innocence, naivete, and humility.…

art quote – Martinez Celaya 3.8.2018

“Creating a work of art ought to be a conversation between you and the work in which you are the quieter of the two. At some point when creating your work, there is a moment when you seem to disappear. This is the way.” From “On Art and Mindfulness” by Enrique Martinez Celaya –