Constantin Brancusi

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Constantin Brancusi

Constantin Brancusi

Create like a god, command like a king, work like a slave.More Constantin Brancusi [10/19/2011 10:10:51]
Don't look for obscure formulas or mystery in my work. It is pure joy that I offer you. Look at my sculptures until you see them. Those closest to God have seen them.More Constantin Brancusi [10/19/2011 10:10:56]
Simplicity is not an objective in art, but one achieves simplicity despite one's self by entering into the real sense of things.More Constantin Brancusi [10/19/2011 10:10:00]
Theories are patterns without value. What counts is action.More Constantin Brancusi [10/19/2011 10:10:04]
There hasn't been any art yet. Art is just beginning.More Constantin Brancusi [10/19/2011 10:10:08]
They are imbeciles who call my work abstract. That which they call abstract is the most realistic, because what is real is not the exterior but the idea, the essence of things.More Constantin Brancusi [10/19/2011 10:10:13]
To see far is one thing, going there is another.More Constantin Brancusi [10/19/2011 10:10:30]
What is real is not the external form, but the essence of things... it is impossible for anyone to express anything essentially real by imitating its exterior surface.More Constantin Brancusi [10/19/2011 10:10:35]
When you see a fish you don't think of its scales, do you? You think of its speed, its floating, flashing body seen through the water... If I made fins and eyes and scales, I would arrest its movement, give a pattern or shape of reality. I want just the flash of its spirit.More Constantin Brancusi [10/19/2011 10:10:40]
Create like a god, command like a king, work like a slave.More Constantin Brancusi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What is real is not the external form, but the essence of things... it is impossible for anyone to express anything essentially real by imitating its exterior surface.More Constantin Brancusi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Don't look for obscure formulas or mystery in my work. It is pure joy that I offer you. Look at my sculptures until you see them. Those closest to God have seen them.More Constantin Brancusi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Theories are patterns without value. What counts is action.More Constantin Brancusi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Simplicity is not an objective in art, but one achieves simplicity despite one's self by entering into the real sense of things.More Constantin Brancusi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When you see a fish you don't think of its scales, do you? You think of its speed, its floating, flashing body seen through the water... If I made fins and eyes and scales, I would arrest its movement, give a pattern or shape of reality. I want just the flash of its spirit.More Constantin Brancusi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Architecture is inhabited sculpture.More Constantin Brancusi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I ground matter to find the continuous line. And when I realized I could not find it, I stopped, as if an unseen someone had slapped my hands.More Constantin Brancusi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What is real is not the external form, but the essence of things,More Constantin Brancusi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Things are not difficult to make; what is difficult is putting ourselves in the state of mind to make themMore Constantin Brancusi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The function of art is to make that understood which in the form of argument would be incomprehensible.More Constantin Brancusi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Nothing can grow under big trees.More Constantin Brancusi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I do not aspire to be in fashion. For what is in fashion, goes out of fashion
If, on the contrary, your work is contested today, it doesn't matter.
For when it is finally understood, it will be for eternity.More Constantin Brancusi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In art, one does not aim for simplicity; one achieves it unintentionally as one gets closer to the real meaning of things.More Constantin Brancusi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To see far is one thing, going there is another.More Constantin Brancusi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Nothing grows well in the shade of a big tree.More Constantin Brancusi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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