It isnecessary to destroy the pretended nobility, entirely literaryand traditional, of marble and bronze The sculptor can use twenty different materials, or even more, in a single work, provided that the plastic emotion requires it. Umberto Boccioni
In the Technical Manifesto of Futurist Sculpture (11 Apr, Milan).
Iwas a sculptor.Butthat'sreallydrawinga drawing you fall over in the dark, a three-dimensional drawing. Al Hirschfeld
In the NewYork Times, 21 Jun. 85th birthday interview.
I do not find any difference between painting and sculpture except that the sculptor pursues his work with greater physical fatigue than the painter and the painter pursues his with greater mental fatigue. Leonardo daVinci
Treatise on Painting (published1651, translatedby A P McMahon, 1956).
No person who is not a great sculptor or painter can be an architect. If he is not a sculptor or painter, he can only be a builder. John RuskinSearch Quotes Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotations Copyright © 2010 by Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd. All rights reserved. Published by Wiley, Hoboken, NJ. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Lectures on Architecture and Painting.
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