” I believe people can have a profound experience by being surrounded by something beautiful – that’s what I aim for. My sculpture is about the way you feel when you’re standing under it and inside it. It’s experiential art. “


” The most powerful part of the art is experiential, yet it’s the hardest to describe because it’s nonverbal. “


” In my regular life, I am very involved in commissions for cities and sometimes countries. And I think of public art as a team sport. The outcome is only possible with the interaction of all the players. “


” It’s good for art to make us think, to give us a shared experience that creates a dialogue, makes us talk to each other, including strangers. “


” I never studied sculpture, engineering or architecture. In fact, after college I applied to seven art schools and was rejected by all seven. “


” I recognize that it is through the engagement with my craft – by recognizing an idea and drawing it out, building physical models, collaborating with experts, constructing the sculptures at urban scale, and maintaining them through years of weather and interaction with the public – that a new art for cities has become real. “



All 6 Janet Echelman Quotes about Art in picture


I believe people can have a profound experience by being surrounded by something beautiful - that
The most powerful part of the art is experiential, yet it


In my regular life, I am very involved in commissions for cities and sometimes countries. And I think of public art as a team sport. The outcome is only possible with the interaction of all the players.
It
I never studied sculpture, engineering or architecture. In fact, after college I applied to seven art schools and was rejected by all seven.
I recognize that it is through the engagement with my craft - by recognizing an idea and drawing it out, building physical models, collaborating with experts, constructing the sculptures at urban scale, and maintaining them through years of weather and interaction with the public - that a new art for cities has become real.
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