Another correspondent named Julian tells me that he clipped a copy of this quote, attributed to Martin Mull, from the Village Voice in or Or, to invite you all to go with me to museums to see great works of art - and not just pass them by, but to slow down and actually spend some time taking in the beauty of the ancient Greek vase, and "listening" to the voice of Rembrandt in his self portrait, or almost inhaling the dizzy energy of a Jackson Pollock painting.
Charles Mingus—twice, repeated many times on a music Web site which used to be at http: A lot of young artists from the four corners of the world come here to study and work, while the number of major NY art dealers expanded their businesses by opening new galleries in LA.
One of them, Perry Rubenstein, gave me this response to my question about why he chose to come to LA: Even David Byrne and Frank Lloyd Wright have been mentioned to me as sources, though so far without any specific citation.
So, thanks to Frank and Lita and hundreds of other amazingly talented and creative people in LA, I had an almost instantaneous, sort of chemical reaction to this amazing city, which makes me believe in the romantic notion of love at first sight.
Just think about that. Thelonious Monk—twice in Usenet posts, but both times without certainty. She also ripostes, "How about a square dance? Elvis Costello only got cited twice, and one of those also tentatively advanced Frank Zappa. Somehow, the power and magic of art helped and guided me when I left Russia and came to this City of Angels.
This, by itself, is not absolute proof that Mull said it first The largest concentration of the best American art schools is here in Southern California as well. Note that date—this appeared in the very same month and year as that Musician article. I even dreamed once of being on a clogged freeway and instead of driving a car, I was riding a giraffe.
We all know perfectly well that touching artwork in a museum is a big NO-NO. Most of the speakers had a PowerPoint presentation, but I opted to just talk about art without showing it. In the last few decades, LA earned a reputation as one of the most important centers of contemporary art in the world.
I rushed to the museum and met her at the galleries devoted to Italian Renaissance art. I still vividly remember this out of body experience of holding Leonardo and his Madonna in my hands - literally in my hands.Feb 19, · It seems the quote was actually by Laurie Anderson, who to be honest I've never heard of, but with a slight variation, "Writing about music is like dancing about architecture." Then, it seems most often (as far as Google is concerned) accredited to David Bowie, in the form you have mint-body.com: Resolved.
I love the quote "Writing about Art is like Dancing about Architecture" – not sure who to attribute it to though – Google suggests too many different options – but it’s so true. Another way of saying this of course is "A picture is worth a thousand words".
Imagine looking at the map of the. Writing about music is like dancing about architecture—it’s a really stupid thing to want to do. For several years the quotation above was the earliest known cite for this famous saying. That is one reason the words are strongly associated with Costello.
Talking about Art is like Dancing about Architecture By Edward Goldman Renowned performance artist, Laurie Anderson, famously said that talking about music is like dancing about architecture.
The question on “writing about music” seems to have reached a resolution. A column in The Online Photographer, Saturday, 17 July runs as follows: [Waterhouse goes on to report evidence that Elvis Costello credits Martin Mull as the originator of “Writing about music is like dancing about architecture,” and that Mull confirms this.].
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"Talking about music is like dancing about architecture." (quote by Steve Martin).Download