Quote of the Day:

Walead Beshty

  • There's a generative material relationship between the material and the image that comes up.
  • I was interested in making work that physically changed as it circulated through the art world.
  • I certainly like it if the work is beautiful, but that's a surplus effect. I can only think about that after I consider how it's made.
  • My works look to how images are produced, but specially based upon how the material reacts.
  • I try to consider each body of work on its own terms, discretely, so terms like 'sculpture' or 'photography', in their broad sense, don't really enter into my thinking.
  • It's extremely difficult to say what one actually means by 'sculpture' other than, in a provisional sense, it's something that goes on the floor or a pedestal, and loosely applies to a certain history of the use of that term.
  • I try to consider each body of work on its own terms, discretely, so terms like 'sculpture' or 'photography', in their broad sense, don't really enter into my thinking.
  • I was interested in making work that physically changed as it circulated through the art world.
  • My works look to how images are produced, but specially based upon how the material reacts.
  • It's extremely difficult to say what one actually means by 'sculpture' other than, in a provisional sense, it's something that goes on the floor or a pedestal, and loosely applies to a certain history of the use of that term.