Facts about Bruce Nauman

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Bruce Nauman is a famous Sculptor from USA, he/she is 76 years old and still alive, born December 6, 1941.

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He/she is born under the zodiac sagittarius, who is known for Philosophical, Motion, Experimentation, Optimism. Our collection contains 15 quotes who is written / told by Bruce.

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Famous quotes by Bruce Nauman (15)


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"In art, the only one who really knows whether what you've done is honest is the artist"
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"If you really want to do it, you do it. There are no excuses"
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"If you choose the wrong questions and you proceed, you still get a result, but it's not interesting"
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"I'll talk. You'll listen"
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"I like to use my hands and make things... It might seem pretty stupid or pointless but that doesn't matter... some of the most interesting work is the stuff that starts like that - out of a raw need for activity"
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"But if you can find that spot - I suppose it's like running - I used to be a swimmer and swim laps, and you just have to be there with what you're doing"
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"In the studio, I don't do a lot of work that requires repetitive activity. I spend a lot of time looking and thinking and then try to find the most efficient way to get what I want, whether it's making a drawing or a sculpture, or casting plaster or whatever"
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"What I am really concerned about is what art is supposed to be - and can become"
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"In this case we're building a corner to stretch a fence and hang a gate. It had a real purpose in the ranch here. I needed to do this. But at the same time, it made a beautiful structure"
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"But part of the enjoyment I take in it is finding the most efficient way to do it, which doesn't mean the corrections aren't made. I like to have a feeling of the whole task before I start, even if it changes"
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"And so I put down some of the things that he said, about keeping your tools sharpened and not letting them lie on the ground where they get hurt or get abused and dirty and can't find them. And some thoughts about how his father used to do things"
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"And I don't have any specific steps to take because I don't start the same way every time. But there is a knowing when it's enough and you can leave it alone"
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"Generalised anger and frustration is something that gets you in the studio, and gets you to work - though it's not necessarily evident in anything that's finished"
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"And then what makes the work interesting is if you choose the right questions"
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"I don't like to think about being an influence. It's embarrassing"


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