„Yes, there was an element of abstraction and unreality in misfortune. But when an abstraction starts to kill you, you have to get to work on it.“

Альбер Камю фото
Альбер Камю87
французский писатель-экзистенционалист 1913 - 1960
Реклама

Похожие цитаты

Jan Tschichold фото
Sylvia Plath фото

„The abstract kills, the concrete saves.“

—  Sylvia Plath American poet, novelist and short story writer 1932 - 1963
1959-01-07 http://books.google.com/books?id=4V7HOuom_I4C&q=%22The+abstract+kills+the+concrete+saves%22&pg=PA287#v=onepage

Реклама
Pablo Picasso фото

„There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.“

—  Pablo Picasso Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, and stage designer 1881 - 1973
Context: Abstract art is only painting. What about drama? There is no abstract art. You always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality. Herschel Browning Chip (1968, p. 270). Other translation: Abstract art is only painting. And what's so dramatic about that? There is no abstract art. One must always begin with something. Afterwards one can remove all semblance of reality. Richard Friedenthal (1968, p. 256-7). Longer version: Abstract art is only painting. And what's so dramatic about that? There is no abstract art. One must always begin with something. Afterwards one can remove all semblance of reality; there is no longer any danger as the idea of the object has left an indelible imprint. It is the object which aroused the artist, stimulated his ideas and set of his emotions. These ideas and emotions will be imprisoned in his work for good.. .Whether he wants it or not, man is the instrument of nature; she imposes on him character and appearance. In my paintings of Dinard, as in my paintings of Purville, I have given expression to more or less the same vision.. .. You cannot go against nature. She is stronger than the strongest of men. We can permit ourselves some liberties, but in details only (Boisgeloup, winter 1934). As quoted in Futurism, ed. Didier Ottinger; Centre Pompidou / 5 Continents Editions, Milan, 2008, p. 313

Joseph Joubert фото
Sun Ra фото

„I'll build a world of abstract dreams
And wait for you.“

—  Sun Ra American jazz composer and bandleader 1914 - 1993
Context: In some far off place Many light years in space I’ll wait for you. Where human feet have never trod, Where human eyes have never seen. I'll build a world of abstract dreams And wait for you. Liner notes to Monorails and Satellites (1968)

 Epictetus фото

„If what charms you is nothing but abstract principles“

—  Epictetus philosopher from Ancient Greece 50 - 138
Context: If what charms you is nothing but abstract principles, sit down and turn them over quietly in your mind: but never dub yourself a Philosopher, nor suffer others to call you so. Say rather: He is in error; for my desires, my impulses are unaltered. I give in my adhesion to what I did before; nor had my mode of dealing with the things of sense undergone any change. (109).

Jordan Peterson фото

„I'm not interested in abstraction for the sake of abstraction.“

—  Jordan Peterson Canadian clinical psychologist, cultural critic, and professor of psychology 1962

Marsden Hartley фото

„My work has the abstraction underneath it all now & what I deliberately set out to do down here, for this is the perfect realistic abstraction in landscape.“

—  Marsden Hartley American artist 1877 - 1943
letter to w:Alfred Stieglitz, October 9, 1919, Hartley Archive, Yale University; as quoted in Marsden Hartley, by Gail R. Scott, Abbeville Publishers, Cross River Press, 1988, New York p. 68

Willem de Kooning фото
Brandon Sanderson фото
Jackson Pollock фото

„Abstract painting is abstract. It confronts you. There was a reviewer a while back who wrote that my pictures didn't have any beginning or any end. He didn't meant it as a compliment, but it was. It was a fine compliment. Only he didn't know it.“

—  Jackson Pollock American artist 1912 - 1956
In 'Unframed Space' interview with Berton Roueché, The New Yorker (5 August 1950); as quoted in The Grove Book of Art Writing: Brilliant Words on Art from Pliny the Elder to Damien Hirst ed. Martin Gayford and Karen Wright [Grove Press, 2000, ], p. 546

Henry Moore фото
Constantin Brâncuși фото

„There are idiots who define my work as abstract; yet what they call abstract is what is most realistic. What is real is not the appearance, but the idea, the essence of things.“

—  Constantin Brâncuși French-Romanian artist 1876 - 1957
Original in French: Il y a des imbéciles qui définissent mon œuvre comme abstraite, pourtant ce qu'ils qualifient d'abstrait est ce qu'il y a de plus réaliste, ce qui est réel n'est pas l'apparence mais l'idée, l'essence des choses.

 Maimónides фото

„The corporeal element in man is a large screen and partition that prevents him from perfectly perceiving abstract ideals“

—  Maimónides rabbi, physician, philosopher 1135 - 1204
Context: The corporeal element in man is a large screen and partition that prevents him from perfectly perceiving abstract ideals; this would be the case even if the corporeal element were as pure and superior as the substance of the spheres; how much more must this be the case with our dark and opaque body. However great the exertion of our mind may be to comprehend the Divine Being or any of the ideals, we find a screen and partition between God and us. Ch.9

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“