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Quotes by Joel Witkin - (9 quotes)

Joel Peter Witkin - From the Artists category:

Artists are the people among us who realize creation didn't stop on the sixth day. (Joel Peter Witkin)

Joel Peter Witkin - From the Chaos category:

I operate out of confusion, towards clarity. (Joel Peter Witkin)

Joel Peter Witkin - From the Creativity category:

My purpose is to acknowledge the wonder of being part of Creation. Though I myself don't create anything, I make from what has been created. (Joel Peter Witkin)

Joel Peter Witkin - From the Doubt category:

My work would have the impact of my unreality - my doubts... (Joel Peter Witkin)

Joel Peter Witkin - From the Impossibilities category:

I've come to realize that the mark is the primal gesture, the internal connection of the caveman to the cosmos; an impossibility similar to an impulse in an insect's nervous system that it could somehow reduce to dust a steel beam by endlessly crawling over it. (Joel Peter Witkin)

Joel Peter Witkin - From the Life category:

I could easily live in a world populated with disjunctive, bizarre things... (Joel Peter Witkin)

Joel Peter Witkin - From the Miracles category:

Extreme things are like miracles. Nothing is as boring as a person who is just okay. (Joel Peter Witkin)

Joel Peter Witkin - From the Photography category:

I wanted my photographs to be as powerful as the last thing a person sees or remembers before death. (Joel Peter Witkin)

Joel Peter Witkin - From the Seeing category:

I have consecrated my life to changing matter into spirit with the hope of one day seeing it all. Seeing in its total form, while wearing the mask, from the distance of death. And there, in the eternal destiny, to seek the face I had before the world was made. (Joel Peter Witkin)