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Architecture is inhabited sculpture.
Simplicity is complexity resolved
To see far is one thing, going there is another.
Why talk about sculpture when I can photograph it?
Theories are patterns without value. What counts is action.
Create like a god, command like a king, work like a slave.
I refused [to study under Rodin] because nothing grows under large trees.
When you see a fish you don't think of its scales, do you? You think of its speed, its floating, flashing body seen through the water... If I made fins and eyes and scales, I would arrest its movement, give a pattern or shape of reality. I want just the flash of its spirit.
The work of art expresses precisely those things which do not die.
It must do so, however, in a form that bears witness to the artist's own era.
Simplicity is not an objective in art, but one achieves simplicity despite one's self by entering into the real sense of things.
Things are not difficult to make; what is difficult is putting ourselves in the state of mind to make them.
Whoever does not detach himself from the ego never attains the Absolute and never deciphers life.
Nothing grows well in the shade of a big tree.
I do not aspire to be in fashion. For what is in fashion, goes out of fashion
If, on the contrary, your work is contested today, it doesn't matter.
For when it is finally understood, it will be for eternity.
There hasn't been any art yet. Art is just beginning.
What is real is not the external form, but the essence of things.
.. it is impossible for anyone to express anything essentially real by imitating its exterior surface.
Why write [about my art]? Why not just show the photographs?
In art, one does not aim for simplicity;
one achieves it unintentionally as one gets closer to the real meaning of things.
I ground matter to find the continuous line.
And when I realized I could not find it, I stopped, as if an unseen someone had slapped my hands.