Edward Ruscha Quotes

Edward Ruscha Quotes: Yes, there's a certain power to a photograph. The camera has a way of disorienting a person, if it wants to and, for me, when it disorients, it's got real value.
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Edward Ruscha Quote: There was no hope for any kind of big opportunity. I'm not saying it was hopeless. The big pay-off was to work as an artist and gain some shred of respect from your friends, who were also artists. But there was never any notion that you could make a living out of art. On the rare occasions you had a gallery show, and sold a little work, well, that was just gravy.
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Quotes about Edward Ruscha: I knew I wanted to be some kind of artist from about 12. I met a neighbour who drew cartoons, and I had an idea I wanted to be a cartoonist - or something that involved Indian ink, at any rate.
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Quote about Edward Ruscha: Basically everything I've done in art, I was in possession of when I was 20 years old. I use a waste retrieval method of working. I'll go back and use something that disgusted me 15 years ago but that I had enough sense to think about. Some artists change dramatically. I see my work more like history being written.
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Edward Ruscha Sayings: As an artist, I gotta stand up to my own work.
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Edward Ruscha Saying: I barely knew I wanted to be an artist. I liked my art classes and painting was fun, I guess, but I didn't realize that seeing the country was going to inspire me to further explore that... but that's what it did.
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Sayings about Edward Ruscha: The subject [of Los Angeles] became a general metaphor for anxiety and the speed of modern life.
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Saying about Edward Ruscha: Most artists are doing basically the same thing - staying off the streets.
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Edward Ruscha Quotes: My pictures are not that interesting, nor the subject matter. They are simply a collection of facts; my book is more like a collection of Ready-mades.
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