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Some time ago, we went to Asia and took a camera along, and I began to do what Id done even years ago doing people. I co
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"Some time ago, we went to Asia and took a camera along, and I began to do what I'd done even years ago doing people. I couldn't get interested in it. And I did hundreds of photographs of details of the monuments as sculpture"

- Ben Shahn

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In this quote, artist Ben Shahn reflects on a journey to Asia where he brought an electronic camera with him. He discusses that he at first tried to capture pictures of people, something he had provided for several years. Nevertheless, he found himself withdrawn in this subject matter. Instead, he turned his focus to photographing the complex information of monoliths and sculptures. This shift in his creative technique recommends a change in point of view and interests. Maybe Shahn was drawn to the charm and complexity of the sculptures, or he might have been seeking a new difficulty in his work. Regardless, this quote highlights the evolution of an artist's vision and the value of checking out brand-new avenues of creativity.

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Ben Shahn This quote is written / told by Ben Shahn between September 12, 1898 and March 14, 1969. He was a famous Artist from Lithuania. The author also have 26 other quotes.

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