Beatrice Wood Quotes


26 Beatrice Wood quotes:



"I happen to believe that there is an afterlife."
"My life is full of mistakes. They're like pebbles that make a good road."
"A rich poet from Harvard has no sense in his mind, except the aesthetic."
"And I have exposed myself to art so that my work has something beyond just the usual potter."
"And my first museum show was at Santa Barbara, then the de Young. And, I think it was after the de Young, I had a show at the Los Angeles Museum."
"And several galleries - two had asked me and I said no, because I didn't want to leave things on consignment."
"And then a great thing in my life was going to India."
"And then, of course, most potters, they go in for earth tones and subdued things, and I like color."
"But I was very, very unhappy because my mother was very charming and generous, but to me, very dominating."
"But you can't realize, you can't know what another person goes through."
"But, you see, the theatre is not always art in America."
"Certainly I was relatively a refined person. No way a tramp."
"First of all, I'd like to say here the fact that I'm not naturally a craftsman has made me work very hard."
"Here in America we're doing the most wonderful crafts."
"I don't like to sell my finest pieces."
"I was in a convent for a year."
"I'm not too interested in books about India."
"Over and over I'm on the point of giving it up."
"That ever since I've been a child I've been interested in art and been dragged through all the museums of Europe and had the sense to buy art books."
"The second time I was there I met Marcel Duchamp, and we immediately fell for each other. Which doesn't mean a thing because I think anybody who met Marcel fell for him."



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