Top 10 sculpture quotes

What are the TOP 10 quotes about sculpture?

Sculpture occupies real space like we do... you walk around it and relate to it almost as another person or another object.

Chuck Close, artist

A sculpture is just a painting cut out and stood up somewhere.

Frank Stella, artist

When Socrates was about 30, and his father was long dead, he was still pursuing the art of sculpture, but from necessity, and without much inclination.

Moses Mendelssohn, philosopher

In sculpture did ever anybody call the Apollo a fancy piece? Or say of the Laocoon how it might be made different? A masterpiece of art has in the mind a fixed place in the chain of being, as much as a plant or a crystal.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

I choose a block of marble and chop off whatever I don't need.

Auguste Rodin, sculptor

Sculpture will last a lot longer than painting.

Richard MacDonald, sculptor

I can actually feel the interior body of a dancer. I have the ability to capture a split second... I want you to be hit with whatever the essence is of this sculpture.

Richard MacDonald, sculptor

All my life as an artist I have asked myself: What pushes me continually to make sculpture? I have found the answer. art is an action against death. It is a denial of death.

Jacques Lipchitz, sculptor

What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.

Joseph Addison, writer

Good painting is the kind that looks like sculpture.

Michelangelo, sculptor

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