quote by Shepard Fairey

Public art is ephemeral by nature. Google 's new project not only catalogs an artist's work but archives it and allows people to see the art long after it has disappeared.

— Shepard Fairey

Most Powerful Archival quotations

I didn't want to make 'high' art, I had no interest in using paint, I wanted to find something that anyone could relate to without knowing about contemporary art. I wasn't thinking in terms of precious prints or archival quality; I didn't want the work to seem like a commodity.

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the assessment that something else is more important than fear.

Social Networking that matters is helping people archive their goals.

Doing it reliably and repeatability so that over time people have an interest in helping you achieve your goals.

You've traveled up ten thousand steps in search of the truth.

So many days in the archives, copying, copying. The gravity of the Tang and the profundity of the Sung make heavy baggage. Here! I've picked you a bunch of wild flowers. Their meaning is the same but they're much easier to carry.

Silences enter the process of historical production at four crucial moments: the moment of fact creation (the making of sources); the moment of fact assembly (the making of archives); the moment of fact retrieval (the making of narratives); and the moment of retrospective significance (the making of history in the final instance).

I play a curator, the most American part you can think of.

My work is to protect the Declaration of Independence. I work at the National Archives in Washington.

The Carnegie Foundation is well aware of the fact that their reports frequently find their way to dusty archives in academic institutions, but occasionally people pick up a segment of a report and act upon it.

Admittedly, key archival documentation remains under lock and key and will be inaccessible for a long time to come. But enough material is available, in the form of declassified documents, memoirs, oral histories and journalistic treatments, to begin to piece together the story.

It is to have a compulsive, repetitive, and nostalgic desire for the archive, an irrepressible desire to return to the origin, a homesickness, a nostalgia for the return to the most archaic place of absolute commencement

Richmond has fallen - and I have no heart to write about it.

.. They are too many for us. Everything lost in Richmond, even our archives. Blue-black is our horizon.

I don't think that there has been a film that I've done that hasn't been influenced by libraries and archives.

Healing requires far more of us than just the participation of our intellectual and even our emotional resources. And it certainly demands that we do more than look backwards at the dead-end archives of our past. Healing is, by definition, taking a process of disintegration of life and transforming into a process of return to life.

What's an archive, son? Is that anything like a closet?

Online media is the future, and younger feminists are already instrumental in using social media and multi-media platforms on the web to document street harassment, archive and critique the media, and create art.

Another scandal for Hillary Clinton - they're saying she used a private email address when she was secretary of state, which means the government couldn't archive and preserve her emails. Then Obama said, 'Don't worry, we saw them. We see everyone's emails.'

My library is an archive of longings.

What's unique about [4chan] is that it's anonymous, and it has no memory.

There's no archive, there are no barriers, there's no registration. ... That's led to this discussion that's completely raw, completely unfiltered.

At the end of April I archived 'Curses' and Inform, and announced them on the newsgroups.

When I joined Gucci in 2002, I immediately wanted to make a research trip into the archives because I'd heard about how incredible they were, but I never had the opportunity to visit them.

What's unique about [4chan] is that it's anonymous, and it has no memory.

There's no archive, there are no barriers, there's no registration. ... That's led to this discussion that's completely raw, completely unfiltered.

Everyone keeps asking you for pictures, and after a while you get tired of that.

I always say, They are in the archives.

Language is the archives of history.

To have a great university library near you with plenty of archives of all the journals that you want to research in the twentieth century is a remarkable asset, and I spend a day, maybe two days a week in that library. I just plain love it.

Folklore used to be passed by word of mouth, from one generation to the next;

thats what makes it folklore, as opposed to, say, history, which is written down and stored in an archive.

Some survived due to advancements in engineering.

Personally I'd take a vaccine over living in an iron lung. http://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2012/01/what-america-looked-like-polio-children-paralyzed-in-iron-lungs/251098/

Bohemia is nothing more than the little country in which you do not live.

If you try to obtain citizenship in it, at once the court and retinue pack the royal archives and treasure and move away beyond the hills.

I was involved in the color correction and the digital color correction.

In an odd way, you end up making a film many times-the DVD, the archival record of a high-definition master, and so on.

The more you learn about yourself and your family tree, your self-esteem goes up. They will learn archival skills, historical analysis and science skills. You learn all this in the most seductive way, and that is through learning about yourself. Who doesn't like talking about themselves? It doesn't seem like science or history, it's just fun.

When I took the job as Estée Lauder's creative director, the first thing I did was go into the archives! I love taking our heritage and making it modern.

Over the last two years, I have been able to comb through The Prince's archives.

I have been free to read his journals, diaries and many thousands of the letters.

There's an institution here called the National Sound Archive, and there's a character who works there, Paul Wilson. He takes a very special interest in the history of the music and advised Martin Davidson of the existence of these tapes.

Archives exist because there's something that can't necessarily be articulated.

Something is said in the gaps between all the information.

I'm a big researcher. I love libraries and archives and I have a huge National Geographiccollection. I have a good amount of books and records, and I'm on the Internet. I think research yields a lot and can help you pull different discordant works that may not be harmonious. Through time and with patience and focus, you bring them all together.

I've always wanted to visit [Washington].

The Smithsonian has some fantastic archival material on blues music, which I'm really into. There's a ton of stuff I want to do there. but it just never happened.