Friday, July 23, 2010

Quotations on creativity—Sidney Geist

American sculptors George Spanenta and Sydney Geist (center) working on sculpture in Paris, 1949. Photograph credit: Dmitri Kessel, Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images/© Time Inc.

“The invention or creativity that new students often manifest is illusory and largely indebted to the stimulation of the instructors. Too many instructors are satisfied with this without taking into account the predicament of the student when the stimulation is removed.” —Sidney Geist, sculptor and writer

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