Ford is rather a sculptor of character than a painter.
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.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
I was never the kind of painter or sculptor who kept a shop.michelangelo
Any man could, if he were so inclined, be the sculptor of his own brain.santiago ramón y cajal
A sculptor is supposed to be a dull dog anyway, so why should he not break out in colour sometimes, and in my case I'd as soon be hanged for a sheep as a lamb.jacob epstein
Probably the most original and significant sculptor of his generation, certainly the most provocative.Michael Kimmelman, in "At The Met and The Modern with: Richard Serra; One Provocateur Inspired by Another" in The New York Times (11 August 1995)
Gravitation is the only logical factor a sculptor has to contend with.david smith
The only hope I had was when (in his youth)I saw one day a photograph of a sculpture by Wilhelm Lehmbruck, a German sculptor of expressionistic style. This was perhaps the only example, Lehmbruck, between my sixteenth to nineteenth years in which I saw a possibility for art to be principally of interest to innovate some things, instead of writing a very boring, naturalistic repetition of what is already done by nature.joseph beuys
Today stretches ahead of you waiting to be shaped. You are the sculptor who gets to do the shaping. What today will be like is up to you.steve maraboli
A sculptor wields The chisel, and the stricken marble grows To beauty.william cullen bryant
The sculptor does not work for the anatomist, but for the common observer of life and nature.john ruskin
Ford is rather a sculptor of character than a painter.Algernon Charles Swinburne Essays and Studies ( 1888) p. 278.
O thou sculptor, painter, poet, Take this lesson to thy heart; That is best which lieth nearest; Shape from that thy work of art.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, p. 203. (Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895))
Any man could, if he were so inclined, be the sculptor of his own brain .Advice for a Young Investigator (1897), p. xv
Nursing is an art : and if it is to be made an art, it requires an exclusive devotion as hard a preparation, as any painter 's or sculptor 's work; for what is the having to do with dead canvas or dead marble , compared with having to do with the living body..., the temple of God 's spirit ? It is one of the Fine Arts: I had almost said, the finest of Fine Arts.Florence Nightingale in Role Development in Professional Nursing Practice, p.186
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
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