Kunst Zitate über Photography

Ansel Adams
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«It is easy to take a photograph, but it is harder to make a masterpiece in photography than in any other art medium.»


Quellenangabe:Ansel Adams:Ansel Adams,Autobiographie,1987

Rineke Dijkstra
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«I think photography really lets you examine how a person is changing.»

Quellenangabe:A Conversation with Rineke Dijkstra

Andreas Feininger
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«Two factors thus emerge as requisites of success in the field of creative photography. First, the subject must be photogenic. Second, its re-creation in a photograph must be based upon ...»

Quellenangabe::The Best of Popular photography,1979

Nan Goldin
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«Photography saved my life. Every time I go through something scary, traumatic, I survive by taking pictures . . . It is about keeping a record of the lives I ...»

Quellenangabe:Nan Goldin interviewed by Adam Mazur and Paulina Skirgajllo-Krajewska

Edward Ruscha
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«l wanted to make a book, and I let photography be a secondary medium, an excuse to make a book. That’s what I wanted to do most of all, really, ...»

Quellenangabe:From an interview with Walter Hopps in: Edward Ruscha: Romance with Liquids. Paintings 1966-1969, New York, 1993, p.101)

Richard Avedon

«If a day goes by without my doing something related to photography, it's as though I've neglected something essential to my existence, as though I had forgotten to wake up.»

Richard Avedon

«Photography has always reminded me of the second child.. trying to prove itself. The fact that it wasn’t really considered an art.. that it was considered a craft.. has trapped ...»

William Eggleston
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«You can love it and appreciate it but you can’t really talk about it.»

Quellenangabe:William Eggleston in the Real WorldQuellenangabe::William Eggleston in the Real World,

Nan Goldin

«I used to think I couldn’t lose anyone if I photographed them enough . . . In fact, they show me how much I’ve lost.»

Robert Mapplethorpe

«I never liked photography. Not for the sake of photography. I like the object. I like the photographs when you hold them in your hand.»

Stephen Shore
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«Color film is wonderful because it shows not only the intensity but the color of light. There is so much variation in light between noon one day and the next, ...»

Quellenangabe:Stephen Shore's Artist's Statement

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