Peter Greenaway

Peter Greenaway

English director
There are basically only two subject matters in all Western culture: sex and death. We do have some ability to manipulate sex nowadays. We have no ability, and never will have, to manipulate death.More Peter Greenaway quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There are, after all, approaches to be made other than the dependable routes that massage sentimental expectations and provide easy opportunities for emotional identification.More Peter Greenaway quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I went to art school, and every Tuesday and Friday we drew the nude. If you look at Western painting, male and female nudes are in the center of every painting. It's difficult and exciting to draw the nude. Why get so upset about this? It's our duty to break taboos.More Peter Greenaway quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A French critic referred to me as a gay pessimist, with gay used in its older sense, and talked of Cocteau in the same breath.More Peter Greenaway quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Life is full of a thousand red herrings, and it takes the history of a civilisation to work out which are the red herrings and which aren't.More Peter Greenaway quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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