quote by Jeffrey Deitch

Graffiti doesn't exist unless someone got a photo, because it's gone immediately.

— Jeffrey Deitch

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We do not wish to abolish teaching and to make every man his own master, but if the curates will not teach the gospel, the layman must have the Scripture, and read it for himself, taking God for his teacher.

Cultural confinement takes place when a curator imposes his own limits on an art exhibition, rather than asking an artist to set his limits.

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I learned more from my mother than from all the art historians and curators who have informed me about technical aspects of art history and art appreciation over the years.

Surgery for early stage non-small cell lung cancer is standard treatment and is likely curative. Yet, fewer blacks than whites undergo surgery for the disease, leading to a higher mortality rate among blacks with lung cancer.

The present treatments for brain cancer are not curative.

We need new and better treatments. More funding for research. Legislation to improve the research system and to provide better access to care, treatment, and rehabilitation services for all brain tumor survivors.

Every movement that slays its gods creates new ones, of course.

I loathe talk of the sixties and seventies being a 'Greatest Generation' of artists, but if we're going to use such idiotic appellations, let this one also be applied to the artists, curators, and gallerists who emerged in the first half of the nineties.

Curation is more than packaging-it is to help readers [discern] what is important in the world.

Introverts are collectors of thoughts, and solitude is where the collection is curated and rearranged to make sense of the present and future.

An exhibition is in many ways a series of conversations.

Between the artist and viewer, curator and viewer, and between the works of art themselves. It clicks when an exhibition feels like it has answered some questions, and raised even more.

One curator said he didn't want my work in his gallery because it was so simple even children understood it. I thought, what a wonderful tribute!

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.

We are a collage of our interests, our influences, our inspirations, all the fragmentary impressions we've collected by being alive and awake to the world. Who we "are" is simply a finely curated catalog of those.

The leader...is rarely the brightest person in the group. Rather they have extraordinary taste, which makes them more curators than creators. They are appreciators of talent and nurturers of talent and they have the ability to recognize valuable ideas.

The correct didactic analysis is one that does not in the least differ from the curative treatment. How, indeed, shall the future analyst learn the technique if he does not experience it just exactly as he is to apply it later?

A record is a concert without halls and a museum whose curator is the owner.

As we become curators of our own contentment on the Simple Abundance path.

.. we learn to savor the small with a grateful heart.

A curator is an information chemist. He or she mixes atoms together in a way to build an info-molecule. Then adds value to that molecule

A life accumulates a collection: of people, work and perplexities. We are all our own curators.

The power in which we must have faith if we would be well, is the creative and curative power which exists in every living thing.

I like rap music. But bragging about being rich to poor people is really offensive. I want to hear a rap song about buying a Cy Twombly painting or dating a museum curator. I want to hear about that kind of rich.

Yes, I am positive that one of the great curatives of our evils, our maladies, social, moral, and intellectual, would be a return to the soil, a rehabilitation of the work of the fields.

Yes, I was a parish priest for five years.

I was a curate in a large working class parish in Bristol and the Vicar of a village in Kent.

When you see something special, something inspired, you realise the debt we owe great curators and their unforgettable shows - literally unforgettable because you remember every picture, every wall and every juxtaposition.

I don't often go to curator or artist walk-throughs of exhibitions.

For a critic, it feels like cheating. I want to see shows with my own eyes, making my own mistakes, viewing exhibitions the way most of their audience sees them.

When I am in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a drawing room full of dukes.

We are the curators of life on earth. We hold it in the palm of our hand.

Curators are great, but they're inherently biased.

Curators are always making an editorial decision. Those biases have really big implications.

It's not curators, it's not critics, it's not the public, it's not collectors who find great artists - it's other artists.

The fact that in the last 10 years only five of the 40 Turner Prize nominees have been painters tells you more about curators than about the state of painting today.

I knew, as every peasant does, that land can never be truly owned.

We are the keepers of the soil, the curators of trees.

Analysis brings no curative powers in its train;

it merely makes us conscious of the existence of an evil, which, oddly enough, is consciousness.

War has always been the grand sagacity of every spirit which has grown too inward and too profound; its curative power lies even in the wounds one receives.

I believe in the curative powers of love as the English believe in tea or Catholics believe in the Miracle of Lourdes.

You get to be your own curator of your own exhibits inside.