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"So what we have tried to do in our later buildings is to try to be completely consistent, as a painter is consistent or as a sculptor is consistent. Architecture also must be very consistent."

"No person who is not a great sculptor or painter can be an architect. If he is not a sculptor or painter, he can only be a builder."

"The humblest painter is a true scholar and the best of scholars the scholar of nature."

"It takes a lot of imagination to be a good photographer. You need less imagination to be a painter because you can invent things. But in photography everything is so ordinary it takes a lot of looking before you learn to see the extraordinary."

"I am following Nature without being able to grasp her, I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers."

"I grew up painting and playing piano so when I was a little kid I thought I was going to be an artist or a painter but my mom had me taking piano lessons for about 10-12 years as a young kid."

"New needs need new techniques. And the modern artists have found new ways and new means of making their statements... the modern painter cannot express this age, the airplane, the atom bomb, the radio, in the old forms of the Renaissance or of any other past culture."

"I have tried to preserve in my relationship to the film the same closeness and intimacy that exists between a painter and his canvas."

"It takes a lot of imagination to be a good photographer. You need less imagination to be a painter because you can invent things. But in photography everything is so ordinary it takes a lot of looking before you learn to see the extraordinary."

"Sculpture is the best comment that a painter can make on painting."

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