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Lincoln Kirstein Quotes

Quotes by Lincoln Kirstein - (5 quotes)

Lincoln Kirstein - From the Design category:

Dance design is not simply one element; it is that without which ballet cannot exist. As aria is to opera, words to poetry, color to painting, so sequence in steps - their syntax, idiom, vocabulary - are the stuff of stage dancing. (Lincoln Kirstein)

Lincoln Kirstein - From the Performance category:

The domain of the ballet dancer is not earth but air. (Lincoln Kirstein)

Lincoln Kirstein - From the Photography category:

While photography to Cartier-Bresson is constantly an intuitive process, it is never purely instinctive. It is founded on continuous intellection, on ceaseless consideration during all moments previous to, or preparatory for, the pressing. It does not only operate in the blinding flash of a moment seized; it works all the time. (Lincoln Kirstein)

Lincoln Kirstein - From the Photography category:

The candid camera is the greatest liar in the photographic family... It is anarchic, naive, and superficial. (Lincoln Kirstein)

Lincoln Kirstein - From the Possessions category:

A desire to avoid oblivion is the natural possession of any artist. (Lincoln Kirstein)