Carter Ratcliff - From the Effort category:
Talent counts for much, but effort counts for more. (Carter Ratcliff)
Carter Ratcliff - From the Mirrors category:
- on Jeff Koons...
Imagine a revised edition of Shakespeare... a big, thick book with an elegant cover... You open it and find that there are no pages, just an empty box of space. On the back wall of the box is a small mirror. You look into it, see yourself, and now you know all you need to know about Shakespeare. (Carter Ratcliff)
Carter Ratcliff - From the Play category:
I believe that the artist's feelings are in some way generative. And I suspect that much of the artist's most productive emotion - not all of it but much of it - is felt in the course of playing around with form. (Carter Ratcliff)
Carter Ratcliff - From the Questions category:
What is art?... From a strictly logical point of view, a question with no clear answer comes under the suspicion of being meaningless. But a strictly logical point of view never shows us much about art... (Carter Ratcliff)
Carter Ratcliff - From the Spontaneity category:
- on John Singer Sargent...
He needed several chances to arrive at spontaneity. (Carter Ratcliff)