Art is not about objects of high monetary exchange. It's about reasserting our firsthand experience in present time.

Antony Gormley

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“Sculpted Space, Within and Without.” TEDGlobal 2012. June 2012. Conference Presentation.

Source: "Sculpted Space, Within and Without." TEDGlobal 2012. June 2012. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote is from sculptor Antony Gormley's 2012 TED Talk about space and time, and how these constructs relate to art and to sculpture in particular. The quote means that art is not about creating items that are worth a lot of money; the purpose of art is for the artist to express their unique personal experience at a particular moment in time. Watch the full TED Talk here: Antony Gormley - Sculpted Space, Within and Without