Galleries Quotes

Which painting in the National Gallery would I save if there was a fire? The one nearest the door of course. -George Bernard Shaw

 

I love to be in front of big galleries.- Natalie Gulbis

 

First of all, I only get 50 percent of it, because, I mean, the galleries get 50 and 60 percent. I mean, that`s normal. I understand that. I don`t quarrel with that.- Anthony Quinn

 

I do not paint, no. I go to galleries.- Bryan Ferry

 

It`s just a thrill to get out and play with pro players with cameras all around and galleries. What a beautiful place to play golf, too.- Pat Green

 

I think the art world... is a very small pond, and it`s a very inbred pond. They rely on information from an elect elite sect of galleries, primarily in New York.- Thomas Kinkade

 

Don`t ask me my opinions on art, because I don`t have any. Aesthetic concerns have played a relatively minor role in my life, and I have to smile when a critic talks, for example, of my "palette". I find it impossible to spend hours in galleries analyzing and gesticulating. Where (Pablo Picasso)`s concerned, his legendary facility is obvious, but sometimes I`m repelled by it. I can`t stand "Guernica", which I nonetheless helped to hang. Everything about it makes me uncomfortable--the grandiloquent technique as well as the way it politicizes art. Both Alberti and (José Bergamín) share my aversion; in fact, all three of us would be delighted to blow up the painting, but I suppose we`re too old to start playing with explosives.- Luis Buñuel

 

I`ll be doing a show for Mark in December. I know I can definitely get him gallery representation in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, you know, Europe venues, galleries in London and Paris.- Christopher Ford

 

(Not only is the Internet allowing him to change his prices and offerings at will, it`s also liberating him from having to paint in the style preferred by the galleries near his Atlanta-area home.) I`m not handcuffed by geographical constraints, ... My look is pushing it for local Southern galleries, but it`s rock `n` roll in California.- Stephen Parker

 

I like to go to galleries. Other people give me ideas. If I see something I like, I ask. Then I give the artists the clothes, and I forget about it.- Issey Miyake

 

And several galleries - two had asked me and I said no, because I didn`t want to leave things on consignment.- Al Langsenkamp

 

We were looking at the space when we were designing the whole suite of galleries, and we noticed that the ceiling was so tremendously high that we could easily make two floors of it. So what we did -- instead of the original idea of mixing decorative arts and paintings from the 12th century onward -- we have more or less separated the decorative arts from the paintings.- Andrianne Hann

 

One of the chief considerations of the decorative arts galleries was that they should be suitable for the display of textiles, and for this initial exhibition we have chosen mainly textiles from the 15th through the 17th centuries.- Andrianne Hann

 

One of the chief considerations of the decorative arts galleries was that they should be suitable for the display of textiles, and for this initial exhibition we have chosen mainly textiles from the 15th through the 17th centuries,- Andrianne Hann

 

Despite goodwill on all sides, and a shared wish that a purchase for the nation should take place, it has not been possible to reach an agreement that the two galleries could finance,- Andy Murphy

 

When Sir Humphry Davy returned from a visit to Paris he was asked how the picture galleries had impressed him. "The finest collection of frames I ever saw," he said.- Ariel Nishri

 

The art galleries of Paris contain the finest collection of frames I ever saw.- Ariel Nishri

 

It really pleases me that `Maat` did so well, ... You don`t see a lot of mixed media art like mine in galleries and it felt good to know that people enjoyed her.- Arthur Lifshin

 

Steven would learn far more from sitting in a tea house or going to art galleries than someone interviewing the prime minister.- Atsuo Saito

 

And several galleries - two had asked me and I said no, because I didn't want to leave things on consignment.-Beatrice Wood

 

Edinburgh is my favourite city. We'll be doing a lot of children's theatre and galleries.-Carol Ann Duffy

 

First of all, I only get 50 percent of it, because, I mean, the galleries get 50 and 60 percent. I mean, that's normal. I understand that. I don't quarrel with that.-Anthony Quinn

 

Galleries, and they're all the same, and rightly so, they sell work.-Kim Weston

 

I like going to New York. I like the galleries and the theatre and the restaurants and bars and music. I think that city is more alive than Los Angeles.-Sara Gilbert

 

I love to be in front of big galleries.-Natalie Gulbis

 

I think the art world... is a very small pond, and it's a very inbred pond. They rely on information from an elect elite sect of galleries, primarily in New York.-Thomas Kinkade

 

Just as the development of earth art and installation art stemmed from the idea of taking art out of the galleries, the basis of my involvement with public art is a continuation of wall drawings.-Sol LeWitt

 

Read the folklore masters. Go to galleries. Walk in the woods. That's what you need to be an artist or storyteller.-Terri Windling

 

The art galleries of Paris contain the finest collection of frames I ever saw.-Humphry Davy

 

The words that a father speaks to his children in the privacy of home are not heard by the world, but, as in whispering galleries, they are clearly heard at the end, and by posterity.-Jean Paul

 

Whereas there's a wealth of galleries in Australia, everyone's got a gallery in Australia or wants your work. Because the art scene is smaller in Indonesia, there's not so much competition.-Andrew Jack