Harmony ---life---leads to chaos. Artists try to find harmony again.
Children, art and music will take your attention beyond self interest - in essence, love. But only children are more important than yourself permanently.
There is no new bad art, there is only new art that creates new culture.
Art and artists are never satisfied.
While we may condemn evil we are fascinated by it - that’s why we often mix with devils as opposed to angels. Perversely, we live our deviant selves through them. Artists express their darkness with art, and we through their eyes.
More significant than political or economic questions are Gauguin’s: Where do we come from? Who are we? Where are we going?
While there may not be a master design, there needs to be a canvas to paint on, the possibility of the painting. Life starts with the first brush strokes, the paint is energy and the painter the manifestation of the life force.
Picasso reminds us that beauty can come out of destruction.
Art only will rise above beliefs.
Companies that change behavior are often founded by people who are more akin to artists or mad scientists. They often get kicked out of their own creations : Steve Jobs, Travis Kalanik, Adam Neumann, Elon Musk...
Art indoors is in a box. When outside, art lives with the earth's revolution around the sun and nature.
The perceived least useful occupations will become the most valuable: thinkers and creators.
Heizer City: as opposed to artwork indoors in a box, an installation on the scale of Heizer City or a pyramid is alive, receiving energy from nature, light and the traveling of earth against the sun.
Matisse's color palette takes us to different facets of heaven.
Sistine Chapel ceiling and Tiepolo paintings are early attempts at virtual reality.
Artists and scientists (scientists are artists), create in their minds - instinctively - almost from nowhere or everywhere. Just like love is unquantifiable.
Art has always been physical, symbolic and about permanence, and part of stories that create culture. Can art exist that is impermanent, forever changing and with an unknowable destination?
Art bridges the conscious and the unconscious: objective and subjective
Museums and concerts are gaining popularity reflecting our desire for life and community - in the digital age we want to experience happenings with others.
Art is always political, but great art and music transcend...look at Matisse, at Mozart.
Art is like religion and ideologies, beyond the strictly useful and tangible, helping us making sense of life.
Picasso's periods paint the many faces of the human condition.
Cultural monuments are transformative in making a community proud: a church, a temple, a museum - Bilbao Guggenheim, the Forbidden City, the Eiffel Tower.
Artists are there to critique the present.
A good life : passion, human relationships, and the pursuit of science (knowledge) and art (beauty).
Art outdoors speaks to the universe.
The romantic view of art is that it leads us towards experiencing the infinite.
Humanity is about values and culture- are we teaching ethics and the arts ?
Science and humanities need to be one to build a healthy future.
Art is essential, entertainment superfluous (stand out quote).
Ideas, knowledge, art and what we build has made humans a civilization - we care to learn and transmit from generation to generation.
Creativity is commoditized.
Photography or video is a technology that reflects reality, but expressed through the point of view of its creator. Those images become art.
Art and religion have the same origin, manifested in narratives. Both are emotional acts of imagination. Which arose first? Consciousness before! Human consciousness engenders religious feelings and artistic needs.