“Be daring, be different, be impractical …against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.”

Art of Quotation

“Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.”

Cecil Beaton, English, photographer


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“Midnight blue is the only color that can ever compete with black.”

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“Midnight blue is the only color that can ever compete with black.”

— Christian Dior, French, designer, fashion designer, color, blue


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Fujiko’s Fog Sculpture: “By freeing imagination, it will bring individuals closer to a genuine art experience.“

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“Nature always gives you back a much wider idea. I like to be bewildered by how much nature can give you. Bewildered by wilderness.

By freeing imagination, it will bring individuals closer to a genuine art experience”

source: Q. and A. | Fujiko Nakaya on Making Sculptures Out of Fog

Fujiko Nakaya, Japanese, sculptor, sculpture, conceptual art, conceptual artist, installation art, installation artist


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“Are we to paint what’s on the face, what’s inside the face, or what’s behind it?”

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“Are we to paint what’s on the face, what’s inside the face, or what’s behind it?”

Pablo Picasso, painter


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“There must be humanity in art. If you feel nothing when you click the shutter, you give the viewer nothing to respond to and …”

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“There must be humanity in art. If you feel nothing when you click the shutter, you give the viewer nothing to respond to and you have nothing to convey”

Fan Ho, Chinese, photographer. photography, Goodbye in 2016


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“I am as much interested in the smallest detail as in the whole structure.”

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“I am as much interested in the smallest detail as in the whole structure.”

Marcel Breuer, architect, Hungarian, designer, Bauhaus School



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“Painting, for me… is mysterious and transcending, yet solid and real”

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“Painting, for me… is mysterious and transcending, yet solid and real”

— Richard Pousette-Dart, painter, photographer, sculptor


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