quote by Jacob Lawrence

This is my genre...the happiness, tragedies, and the sorrows of mankind as realized in the teeming black ghetto.

— Jacob Lawrence

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I would like to involve myself in some black music.

I would like to do some blues and some gospel music. I want to try stuff from other genres and try to widen my musical base.

My experience of life is that it is not divided up into genres;

it’s a horrifying, romantic, tragic, comical, science-fiction cowboy detective novel. You know, with a bit of pornography if you're lucky.

All in all, I think that out of all musical genres, the world of metal is the most escapist one. Metal is also music for people who think for themselves. I think metalheads are smart people who possess a healthy dose of self-irony and a good sense of humor, and that appeals to me. I felt a strong affinity with the scene from the first moment on.

Jazz has borrowed from other genres of music and also has lent itself to other genres of music.

Beyond that, I seem to be compelled to write science fiction, rather than fantasy or mysteries or some other genre more likely to climb onto bestseller lists even though I enjoy reading a wide variety of literature, both fiction and nonfiction.

If you fake the funk, your nose will grow.

I love the paranormal, because there, every genre I write can become one beacon for my imagination.

I do have a small collection of traditional SF ideas which I've never been able to sell. I'm known as a fantasy writer and neither my agent nor my editors want to risk my brand by jumping genre.

The novel is not so much a literary genre, but a literary space, like a sea that is filled by many rivers.

In horror, character development is often pushed aside in favor of the shock value. The best genre movies to me are movies like The Shining. You had a connection to the characters in that film.

Sci-Fi is the genre that explored both possibilities: the end of our existential crisis and the end of our existence. My novel, The 5th Wave, explores the latter scenario, because, frankly, I believe it represents the likeliest outcome of an extraterrestrial encounter. In short, if they're out there, we better hope they never find us.

Film noir is not a genre. It is not defined, as are the western and gangster genres, by conventions of setting and conflict, but rather by the more subtle qualities of tone and mood. It is a film 'noir', as opposed to the possible variants of film gray or film off-white.

I see friends who are in different genres of music, and they say they're so burnt playing the same stuff every night. That's why you see a country act wanting to go out and play an old classic rock song. But what cracks me up is that they all want to be Jimmy Buffett. I can't figure that out.

The great thing about visual horror films is there's real potential for strong, beautiful imagery. It's the one genre that really lends itself to creating strong images. And I've always loved that idea of windmills - your mind aimlessly spinning.

At any one time language is a kaleidoscope of styles, genres and dialects.

The Bee Gees were always heavily influenced by black music.

As a songwriter, it's never been difficult to pick up on the changing styles of music out there, and soul has always been my favourite genre.

I think my sound differentiates me from everyone else.

I'm able to dip and dabble in other genres, without feeling out of place. Im not confined to one sound.

People just want to watch movies that are entertaining, it doesn't matter what genre it is.

Animation is a technique, not a genre.

The excellence of this important contribution to genre literature CANNOT be overstated A masterwork.

Few photographers have ever considered the photography of wild animals, as distinctly opposed to the genre of Wildlife Photography, as an art form. The emphasis has generally been on capturing the drama of wild animals IN ACTION, on capturing that dramatic single moment, as opposed to simply animals in the state of being.

I don't want to go to a foreign country and get lumped into that genre.

I'm just looking at the bigger picture. This K-pop title might be good for now, but looking ahead it could hold me back, like a prison of sort. I'm a little wary about that.

I am a sinner. This is the most accurate definition. It is not a figure of speech, a literary genre. I am a sinner.

To me, the most important tool is not a physical or a technical one.

It's more of a cerebral one. It's your brain. It's about having an interest in experimenting musically, perhaps touching on several different genres of music. No doubt, the most important tool is the mind. It's the willingness to experiment freely.

Music is there for us to explore. To intentionally limit yourself to one, two, or three genres is limitation at its worst. Music is huge; its a gigantic history lesson, and if you are true music fan or a musician, you should explore it. Its all right there in front of us.

Western (genre) - Western is a genre of fiction set primarily in the latter half of the 19th century in the Western United States, which is styled the "Old West". Its stories

Thriller (genre) - Thriller is a genre of fiction, having numerous, often overlapping subgenres. Thrillers are characterized and defined by the moods they elicit, giving

Music genre - A music genre is a conventional category that identifies some pieces of music as belonging to a shared tradition or set of conventions. It is to be distinguished

Film genre - etc.).[citation needed] Most theories of film genre borrow from literary-genre criticism. Each film genre is associated[by whom?] with "conventions, iconography

Yuri (genre) - Love (ガールズラブ, gāruzu rabu), is a Japanese jargon term for content and a genre involving lesbian relationships or female homoeroticism in light novels

Harem (genre) - most gender binary and heterosexual genres of anime and manga, this condition is not mandatory, and work in the genre can contain characters of very different

Literary genre - A literary genre is a category of literary composition. Genres may be determined by literary technique, tone, content, or even (as in the case of fiction)

List of genres - This is a list of genres of literature and entertainment, excluding genres in the visual arts. Genre is the term for any category of literature or other

Video game genre - A video game genre is a classification assigned to a video game based primarily on its gameplay (type of interaction) rather than visual or narrative

It [horror genre] never dies. It just keeps getting re­invented and it always will. Horror is a universal language; we're all afraid. We're born afraid, we're all afraid of things: death, disfigurement, loss of a loved one. Everything that I'm afraid of, you're afraid of and vice versa. So everybody feels fear and suspense.

Dance music is like a virus, it has affected so many different genres.

I don't belong to any school or clique or ghetto.

I don't have any preconceived ideas. I'm trying to serve a story and not a genre or a style.

As players of instruments, it is our duty to reach out and give light to those in the dark in whatever way that we can. All my actions are a fulfilment of all the African music genres - I'm only trying to maintain the culture and the tradition. I am a musician.

I love dabbling in different genres, and I like being good at different genres of cinema.

There is a lot of stigma and snobbiness about the self-help genre, and I can't vouch for everything out there, but for me, the idea of giving someone else the gift of inspiration and making them feel passionate and capable in an area of their life is the most incredible thing in the world.

My stuff is my stuff. I do it for my own reasons, using my own peculiar set of guidelines. I'm not a student of the genre. I don't care what anybody else does.

I felt more doubtful than usual with 'Goon Squad,' because I knew that the book's genre wasn't easily named - Novel? Stories? Novel-in-stories? - and I worried that its lack of a clear category would count against it. My hopes for it were pretty modest.

In my introductory course, Anthropology 160, the Forms of Folklore, I try to show the students what the major and minor genres of folklore are, and how they can be analyzed.

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