Ross Bleckner quotes

  • If you follow the process of a thought - any thought, not just about art - the thought changes. It has to do with what you can hold in your memory and what you lose. That's an interesting thing to try to paint.
    -- Ross Bleckner

    #Art #Memories #Interesting

  • I see my studio like a laboratory, where I work like an investigator - it's almost forensic. I love the discovery process in painting.
    -- Ross Bleckner

    #Discovery #Painting #Process

  • Life is short. Life goes fast. And what I really want to do in my life is to bring something new, something beautiful and something filled with light into the world. I try to think of that every day so that I can remember why I am coming to my studio.
    -- Ross Bleckner

    #Beautiful #Short Life #Life Is Short

  • A spiritual search in art is looking for meaning outside of yourself.
    -- Ross Bleckner

    #Spiritual #Art #Art Is

  • The first thing that has to be broken down is your relationship to authority. Your insecurity could possibly be the wedge that opens up your perspective on what you think is possible for you to do.
    -- Ross Bleckner

    #Thinking #Broken #Perspective

  • It almost seems that if you can describe it, you can change it.
    -- Ross Bleckner

    #Change #Seems #Ifs

  • I'm not really a foodie; I could eat the same thing every night, and I go to restaurants that I can walk to.
    -- Ross Bleckner

    #Night #Restaurants #Walks

  • A community of people, that's the really what art school is.
    -- Ross Bleckner

    #Education #Art #School

  • One bit in or out of focus makes the difference between our bodies being ourselves and our being part of a group. I want to melt the idea of specificity and blend individuality into the crowd.
    -- Ross Bleckner

    #Ideas #Differences #Focus

  • I like my surroundings to be pretty spare and severe. It helps me to concentrate on my work. All I ever do here is go from my studio to my bedroom. Everything else is extraneous. I never entertain, because to me, New York is about meeting people in public spaces, absorbing a little bit of their energy.
    -- Ross Bleckner

    #New York #Space #People