posts tagged: art quote
Light is meaningful only in relation to darkness, and truth presupposes error. It is these mingled opposites which people our life, which make it pungent, intoxicating. We only exist in terms of this conflict, in the zone where black and white clash.
- Louis Aragon (1897-1982, French)
The material presence of the work only serves as a conveyer launching an invitation to the observer to take part of the comprehensive game of the thousand and one emotions and visions.
- Antoni Tapiès (1923-2012, Catalan)
The imaginary is what tends to become real.
- André Breton (1896-1966, France)
It is always the instantaneous reaction to oneself that produces a photograph.
- Robert Frank (b.1924, Switzerland/USA)
Our imagination flies - we are its shadow on the earth.
- Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977, Russian-American)