The work of the eyes is done.
Go now and do the heart-work
on the images imprisoned within you.
- Rainer Maria Rilke
Everything is sculpture.
Any material, any idea without hindrance born into space,
I consider sculpture.
- Isamu Noguchi
The universe is
a communion of subjects,
not a collection of objects.
- Thomas Berry
and pulls the heart’s focus
toward the object, out of ourselves,
out of this human-centered insanity
toward wanting to keep the cosmos there
for another spring and another morning.
This is the ecological emotion,
and it is aesthetic and political at once.
- James Hillman
Artists are culture-makers,
and culture is the crucible
for changing perceptions and feelings,
for communicating hopes and fears,
and creating choices in places of desperation.
- Arlene Goldbard
My work is a testimony
for the power of an individual
to create a call to action.
- Lily Yeh
We need to keep on building that new world,
keeping ourselves attentive to all our privileges,
to all the exclusions, and to all our gorgeous gifts, beauty we do not even know yet.
- Petra Kuppers
There's no use trying,' she said;
'one can't believe impossible things.'
'I daresay you haven't had much practice,'
said the Queen. 'When I was your age, I always did it for half-an-hour a day.
Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.'
- Lewis Carroll,
Through the Looking Glass
What I find wonderful about working with artists is that they are just as fascinated by
side routes and diversions as they are
by the direction in which they are going.
This is what makes artistic work really different from scientific work.
- Dr Michael Doser, experimental physicist
You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can rejoice because thorns have roses.
- Ziggy Marley