Gus Van Sant Quotes

Gus Van Sant Quotes: The artist himself is actually the subject in everything after, say, 1900. Eventually, art becomes so removed from the community that you have to know about the artist before you can even look at the painting, because there is a conceptual idea going on.
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Gus Van Sant Quote: My art teacher in junior high was a very out gay man and a mentor to me. He would tell us about Greenwich Village and show us the 'Village Voice' and describe his life, but it was all sort of subversive and below the radar.
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Quotes about Gus Van Sant: There are all kinds of ways that people present their films, but that's kind of a good feeling, if you can make it seem like the characters are really there.
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Quote about Gus Van Sant: In high school, I read 'Silas Marner' and I was very attracted to this character - he was very rundown and he'd just stop, and things would happen around him.
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Gus Van Sant Sayings: I try to shoot the first rehearsal because people are more spontaneous. People in real life don't really know where they are going to be either positioning themselves or how they will be saying their words. When people goof during the first take, it usually looks realistic.
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Gus Van Sant Saying: There is a common theme, though, in the stories I have told, which are usually associations of characters or families that are formed outside of a family circle.
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