Moving On College Quotes for Students

“Collage is the noble conquest of the irrational, the coupling of two realities, irreconcilable in appearance, upon a plane which apparently does not suit them.” – Max Ernst

“I think people who sample are cheating. It is like people who do collages. Use all of your own stuff.” – Bill Dixon

It's the first time that

“It’s the first time that I’ve ever had an art show based on a film, but it’s a photography collage.” – Val Kilmer

“Now the culture is made of old things, it’s a collage. Art made out of art is not art. You’re supposed to make art out of life.” – Fran Lebowitz

“The photo collage is a way to travel that must be used with skill and precision if we are to arrive… The collage as a flexible hieroglyph language of juxtaposition: A collage makes a statement.” – William S. Burroughs

“If we want to make meaning, we need to make art. Cook, write, draw, doodle, paint, scrapbook, take pictures, collage, knit, rebuild an engine, sculpt, dance, decorate, act, sing – it doesn’t matter. As long as we’re creating, we’re cultivating meaning.” – Brené Brown

“I have titles floating around in my head; I have sculptures floating around in my head. It’s like a collage.” – Damien Hirst

“Anyone who’s ever put a stamp on an envelope or a note on their refrigerator knows what it’s like to make a collage. There’s no esoteric technique.” – Elliott Hundley

“For a painter as abstract as myself, the collages offer a way of incorporating bits of the everyday world into pictures.” – Robert Motherwell

“I make collages. I join the shattered world creating a new harmony.” – Louise Berliawsky Nevelson

I was just a big fan of

“I was just a big fan of tattoos always growing up, and I wanted something cool that symbolizes what I’ve been through in my life, and everything on my chest and my back is like a collage.” – Kevin Durant

“I like to make collages – paper collages.” – Rachel True

“But when I worked on a painting I would do it from a drawing but I would put certain things I was fairly sure I wanted in the painting, and then collage on the painting with printed dots or painted paper or something before I really committed it.” – Roy Lichtenstein

“Collage is a supersensitive and scrupulously accurate instrument, similar to a seismograph, which is able to record the exact amount of the possibility of human happiness at any period.” – Max Ernst

“Collage is a supersensitive and scrupulously accurate instrument, similar to a seismograph, which is able to record the exact amount of the possibility of human happiness at any period.” – Max Ernst

“Whether you’re aware of it or not, any kind of collage idea becomes a part of how you see the world once you incorporate media and internet and video games and all these things.” – Beck

“I got really excited about finding new ways of using video, and the immediacy is different, in a way, than painting and photography. The creativity comes with the editing. You can layer and cut and paste. I really love that it’s like another form of making my smaller collages but in video form.” – Mickalene Thomas

“Here I am, the artist, the person, the black woman, and the stereotype. I’m using myself and it has nothing to do with my muses or other women. It has to do with me. You see parts of my body moving, very collage like, flashing, and not speaking, just laying on a couch, looking out at the viewer.” – Mickalene Thomas

I'm pretty lenient with myself

“I’m pretty lenient with myself about time – if I feel like taking photographs of small things inside ice cubes or making animal collages, I just do it. When I want to write, I write. It’s all part of the same thing for me.” – Matthea Harvey

“The left hemisphere is very interested in language; it communicates in words, it has a past, a present, and a future; it has a time component and it’s all about details. The right hemisphere is more about the right now-right here experience where everything is an enormous collage of all the sensory systems flooding into our brains.” – Jill Bolte Taylor

“Collage has been one of the most relevant forms of art making. It’s resonant because it is made of the stuff that we see every day. It’s familiar. It reflects our reality.” – Elliott Hundley

“All my paintings are usually done in drawing form, very small. I make notations in drawings first, and then I make a collage for color. But drawing is always my notation.” – Ellsworth Kelly

“Directing is like putting together a collage.” – Ethan Hawke

“Television is becoming a collage – there are so many channels that you move through them making a collage yourself. In that sense, everyone sees something a bit different.” – David Hockney

“The beautiful thing about hip-hop is it’s like an audio collage. You can take any form of music and do it in a hip-hop way and it’ll be a hip-hop song. That’s the only music you can do that with.” – Talib Kweli

A dream collage is pictures

“A dream collage is pictures of your goals. It is like your future photo album.” – Robert Foster Bennett

“The book is openly a kind of spiritual autobiography, but the trick is that on any other level it’s a kind of insane collage of fragments of memory.” – Jonathan Lethem

“They learned to hate her unknowability, her untouchability, the collage of her.” – Jonathan Safran Foer

“No, my step-daughter just opened a theatre school for children, I have another daughter who works in the record industry and another who is going back to collage and I have two little ones at home.” – Rosanne Cash

“On every Bright Eyes record, there’s some kind of sound collage that begins it. Some of them have dialogue, some don’t. I like it because it can kind of slow down the attention span a bit. It’s a way to draw you in to the rest of the record.” – Conor Oberst

“One of the walls of my bedroom was a collage of about 15 years of baseball photos. I would cut out the baseball pictures from every issue and I had this huge montage of thousands of pictures.” – Curt Schilling

“It’s always helpful to look outside of the web for your inspiration, to places where you might not at first expect to find a solution. The world is a collage of inspiration, from newspapers, magazine publishing, and advertising to product design, architecture and the fine arts.” – Andy Clark

“Changing the big picture takes time.. and the best things to do is focus on the things that we can make in our lives if we’re doing all that. That becomes the collage of real change” – Michel’le

All writing is in fact cut-ups.

“All writing is in fact cut-ups. A collage of words read heard overheard. What else?” – William S. Burroughs

“Really the truth is just a plain picture. A plain picture of, let’s say, a tramp vomiting in the sewere. You know, and next door to the picture Mr. Rockefeller or Mr. C. W. Jones on the subway going to work. You know, any kind of picture. Just make a collage of pictures.” – Bob Dylan

“I was an artistic dilettante for a while, in photography and collage and the visual arts.” – Thomas F. Wilson

“The challenge to me as a director was for the audience to see the film as going on in a straight line, so that they did not sense all of these break-ups. I did not want a film to be a collage of all these images.” – Pedro Almodovar

“Kindred’s tale is a romantic, mature, and lyrical collage of heaven, hell, and a magical royal legend. The combination is divinely—and demonically—inspired.” – Alethea Kontis

“Editing is a natural extension of collage making. It’s actually one of the few areas that women were able to excel in in the film industry from the beginning.” – Rachel True

“We occupy a space of our own creation-a collage compounded by bits and pieces of actuality arranged into a design determined by our internal perceptions, our hopes, our fears, our memories, and our anticipations.” – Willard Gaylin

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