Beatrice Wood Quotes


26 Beatrice Wood quotes:



"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."
"Yes, because when you're in love, you are shy."
"You know, acting is very fascinating. But being an actress is not, because you become so concentrated on yourself."
"I happen to believe that there is an afterlife."
"And several galleries - two had asked me and I said no, because I didn't want to leave things on consignment."
"But I was very, very unhappy because my mother was very charming and generous, but to me, very dominating."
"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."
"And I have exposed myself to art so that my work has something beyond just the usual potter."
"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 you can't realize, you can't know what another person goes through."
"I was in a convent for a year."
"I'm not too interested in books about India."
"Well, I don't go out much socially. I don't enjoy going out."
"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."
"But, you see, the theatre is not always art in America."
"I don't like to sell my finest pieces."
"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."
"You see, I was never stage-struck the way most girls were."



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