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
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 Ruskin Lectures on Architecture and Painting.