Artists themselves are not confined, but their output is.
Quote by Robert Smithson
Robert Smithson Quotes
Some artists imagine they've got a hold on this apparatus, which in fact has got...
When a finished work of 20thcentury sculpture is placed in an 18th-century garden, it is...
Language thus becomes monumental because of the mutations of advertising.
Banal words function as a feeble phenomena that fall into their own mental bogs of...
History is representational, while time is abstract; both of these artifices may be found in...
A vacant white room with lights is still a submission to the neutral. Works of...
Painting, sculpture and architecture are finished, but the art habit continues.
The museums and parks are graveyards above the ground- congealed memories of the past that...
Language operates between literal and metaphorical signification.
An emotion is suggested and demolished in one glance by certain words.
Words for mental processes are all derived from physical things.
Mistakes and dead-ends often mean more to these artists than any proven problem.
Parks are idealizations of nature, but nature in fact is not a condition of the...
History is a facsimile of events held together by finally biographical information.
Art's development should be dialectical and not metaphysical.
Questions about form seem as hopelessly inadequate as questions about content.
Nature does not proceed in a straight line, it is rather a sprawling development.
The scenic ideals that surround even our national parks are carriers of a nostalgia for...
Art history is less explosive than the rest of history, so it sinks faster into...
Artists are expected to fit into fraudulent categories.