„I am not interested in making a picture. Then what the hell I am interested in? I must be interested in that process that I am talking about.. I don't keep the studio very tidy. You have on the floor like cow dung in the field.... and I look down at this stuff on the floor and it's just a lot of inert matter, inert paint. Then what is it? I look back on the canvas, and it's not inert, it's active, moving and living.... Why I need this kind of miracle, I don't know it, but I need it. my conviction is that this is the act of creation to me. That's how I have it.“

—  Philip Guston, pp. 73-75
Philip Guston photo
Philip Guston
1913 - 1980
Publicidade

Citações relacionadas

Phillip Guston photo
Willem de Kooning photo
Publicidade
John Lydon photo

„Punk is like looking at a mirror. I already have a mirror so I don't need the Offspring to remind me how gorgeous I am.“

—  John Lydon English singer, songwriter, and musician 1956
The Jimmy Kimmel Show (4th September 2003)

Louise Bourgeois photo
Bruce Baillie photo
Katherine Heigl photo
Bernard Baruch photo
Anne Bancroft photo

„I was at a point where I was ready to say I am what I am because of what I am and if you like me I'm grateful, and if you don't, what am I going to do about it?“

—  Anne Bancroft American actress 1931 - 2005
Interview on her role in the Broadway play "Two for the Seesaw". The New York Times (1958).

Publicidade
Vincent Van Gogh photo

„.. How I paint I do not know myself. I sit down with a white board before the spot that strikes me, I look at what is before me, I say to myself that white board must become something, I come back dissatisfied - I put it away, and when I have rested a little I go to look at it with a kind of fear. Then I am still dissatisfied, because I have still too closely in my mind that splendid nature..“

—  Vincent Van Gogh Dutch post-Impressionist painter (1853-1890) 1853 - 1890
Quote in a letter of Vincent to Theo, from The Hague (Netherlands), Summer 1882; as quoted in Vincent van Gogh, edited by Alfred H. Barr; Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1935 https://www.moma.org/documents/moma_catalogue_1996_300061887.pdf, (letter 228), p. 30

Jonathan Safran Foer photo
Buckminster Fuller photo
Donald J. Trump photo
Publicidade
 Terence photo

„Look you, I am the most concerned in my own interests.“

—  Terence Roman comic playwright -185 - -159 a.C.
Act IV, scene 1, line 12 (636).

„I am somebody. I am me. And I don't need anybody to make me somebody.“

—  Louis L'Amour Novelist, short story writer 1908 - 1988

John D. Carmack photo

„Honestly, I spend very little time thinking about past events, and I certainly don't have them ranked in any way. I look back and think that I have done a lot of good work over the years, but I am much more excited about what the future holds.“

—  John D. Carmack American computer programmer, engineer, and businessman 1970
When asked about the highlight of his career, Quoted in "John Carmack Interview, January 2006" http://archive.videogamesdaily.com/features/id_johncarmack_interview_jan05.asp Video Games Daily (2006-01-03)

Maia Mitchell photo
Próximo