If I like a make-up artist's look, even if nobody knows about her, I use her. New people give me energy.
A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
R. Buckminster Fuller
Chet loved artists. He did. But he was caught up in the system. He had two hats. He had to have 'em because he did two things: he was an artist, and he was an executive.
I wanted to become a cartoon artist, a portrait artist, and an illustrator. This was my first idea.
In the 2000s, I became an artist. I started preserving and educating. I became more obsessed with making iPod playlists for people.
I don't believe that I should just do A-movies, I just do the work as an artist.
The record company doesn't know what to do with me, because I'm not a Lily Allen, but I'm not really an indie artist, either. All the best artists have been in the middle.
Bat for Lashes
I see a curator as a catalyst, generator and motivator - a sparring partner, accompanying the artist while they build a show, and a bridge builder, creating a bridge to the public.
Street artists need to get back to actually doing things on the streets instead of in the galleries where they all seem to be ending up. I hope this term 'street artist' falls from the face of the earth, in my honest opinion.
Every artist is an artist, and every heartbeat is a heartbeat.
A good producer brings out the best in the artist he's working with. You shouldn't be able to listen to something and say, 'So-and-so produced this album.'
Eddie Van Halen
The worst thing that being an artist could do to you would be that it would make you slightly unhappy constantly.
J. D. Salinger