“One cannot know the position and the momentum of a particle with great accuracy.” In his case, the two elements are too intertwined and to OBSERVE one is to distort the other, yes? Is this the basis of the Uncertainty Principle or did I dream up the whole damn thing?” – Janney Discussion with T. Toffoli / Theoretical Physicist On Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle.

“If art is the bridge between what you see in your mind and what the world sees, then skill is how you build that bridge.” – T. Tharp, The Creative Habit

“The professional (Artist) conducts his business in the real world. Adversity, injustice, bad hops and rotten calls, even good breaks and lucky bounces all comprise the ground over which the campaign must be waged. The field is level… only in heaven.” – The War of Art


“The show was getting better. It wasn’t frozen yet, but at least it was Jell-O.” – T. Tharp, The Creative Habit


“The ability to make connections across disciplines- arts and sciences, humanities and technology – is key to innovation, imagination, and genius.” Da Vinci – Walter Issacson


“I am in the bubble, in the process, so I can’t always judge what is happening from the outside. That is the role of the critic.” C. Janney


Picasso, with his visual genius, saw that the different perspectives should be shown in spatial simultaneity.”


“One must free one’s mind to imagine all imaginary worlds, to look beyond appearances.”


“Great art picks up where nature ends.” M. Chagall

“Between the idea And the reality
Between the motion. And the act
Falls the shadow.” T.S. Eliot


“For the artist, the portfolio is not just a risk management device, it is a vehicle for creative transformation and freedom. It’s a kind of dance contest. Your idea is your partner.…sensing the art physically rather than optically.” Serra