Roman civilization had achieved within the bounds of its technology relatively as great a mastery of time and space as we have achieved today.
The great dream merchant Disney was a success because make-believe was what everyone seemed to need in a spiritually empty land.
Inspiration in Science may have to do with ideas but not in Art. In art it is in the senses that are instinctively responsive to the medium of expression.
I plead for conservation of human culture which is much more fragile than nature herself. We needn’t destroy other cultures with the force of our own.
There is little doubt that we are in the midst of a revolution of a much more profound and fundamental nature than the social and political revolutions of the last half century.
With production alone as the goal industry in North America was dominated by the assembly line standardization for mass consumption.
No phenomenon can be isolated but has repercussions through every aspect of our lives. We are learning that we are a fundamental part of nature’s ecosystems.
We have today a fairly thorough knowledge of the early Greco-Roman period because our motivations are the same.
Western history has been a history of deed done actions performed and results achieved.
What is the thread of western civilization that distinguished its course in history? It has to do with the preoccupation of western man with his outward command and his sense of superiority.
Modernism released us from the constraints of everything that had gone before with a euphoric sense of freedom.
You have to see a building to comprehend it. Photographs cannot convey the experience nor film.