Gober's Famous Quotes & Sayings

14 Gober's Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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When I was a young artist, and I would go look at other artists' career retrospectives, and I was often disappointed with the lack of story line ... What was missing to me was the story of where the artist came from and how they got to where they were.Robert Gober Gober's Sayings By Robert Gober: When I was a young artist, and I would go look at other artists' career
My problem painting from my life was I found that you can't paint dirt without romanticising it.Robert Gober Gober's Sayings By Robert Gober: My problem painting from my life was I found that you can't paint dirt without
Robert Gober, for example. He doesn't seem like somebody who is just going to show in a gallery that asks him to show. He's just making his work, and when he's ready, he's going to show it.Raf Simons Gober's Sayings By Raf Simons: Robert Gober, for example. He doesn't seem like somebody who is just going to show
When you grow up being taught to worship, whatever that means, there is an array of body-rich symbols: tears, blood, crucifixion, the stations of the cross, transubstantiation ... Faith is a belief in something that is irrational, and so to have faith, there is some correlation there with the belief in the art.Robert Gober Gober's Sayings By Robert Gober: When you grow up being taught to worship, whatever that means, there is an array
I think the benefit of a Catholic childhood is your belief in visual symbols as transmitters of information and clues about life, whether it's the mystery of life or life in general.Robert Gober Gober's Sayings By Robert Gober: I think the benefit of a Catholic childhood is your belief in visual symbols as
Emma, if I had to march an eternity in slavery it would be worth it knowing that you are safe. They can bind my wrists and shackle my feet, but they can't take away my memories, my heart. If I had to see you grow old from a distance with someone else, it would have been worth it. I have had more than one lifetime to learn that our love can only come around once.Rebecca Gober Gober's Sayings By Rebecca Gober: Emma, if I had to march an eternity in slavery it would be worth it
I was a gay man living in the epicenter of 20th-century America's worst health epidemic.Robert Gober Gober's Sayings By Robert Gober: I was a gay man living in the epicenter of 20th-century America's worst health epidemic.
Whenever I give a talk about my work I am invariably asked who my influences are. Not what my influences are, but who.. As if the gutter, misunderstandings, memories, sex, dreams, and books matter less than forebears do. After all, in terms of influences, it is as much the guy who mugged me on Tenth Street, or my beloved dog who passed away much too early, as it was Giotto or Diane Arbus.Robert Gober Gober's Sayings By Robert Gober: Whenever I give a talk about my work I am invariably asked who my influences
If you want to look at a cheap shot, look at Mr. Koons's or Mr. Gober's art. By no definition is it art.Morley Safer Gober's Sayings By Morley Safer: If you want to look at a cheap shot, look at Mr. Koons's or Mr.
No matter how hard you try, you will never be able to carry the world. So you need to get it off your shoulders before you break your back. (From Night Marchers book 2 coming soon.)Rebecca Gober Gober's Sayings By Rebecca Gober: No matter how hard you try, you will never be able to carry the world.
You grow up trying to interpret, worshipping, visual symbols. It's a body-soaked imagery that you're looking at.Robert Gober Gober's Sayings By Robert Gober: You grow up trying to interpret, worshipping, visual symbols. It's a body-soaked imagery that you're
I honestly don't think you do, at least not completely. Look, you will always hold a special place in my heart, but I can't keep competing for a battle that's already won.Rebecca Gober Gober's Sayings By Rebecca Gober: I honestly don't think you do, at least not completely. Look, you will always hold
I think art is about human existence. Almost by default I'm expressing my experiences as a human.Robert Gober Gober's Sayings By Robert Gober: I think art is about human existence. Almost by default I'm expressing my experiences as
For the most part, works of mine are untitled. There was a brief period where I had poetic titles for works, and they're embarrassing now. I think, for the most part, it's not something that I have talent for.Robert Gober Gober's Sayings By Robert Gober: For the most part, works of mine are untitled. There was a brief period where