“One person’s junk is another person’s treasure.” Especially if the other person is a sculptor. It’s astonishing how many junk-scrap-found object-spare parts sculptors there are in the world. But they all have one thing in common: they see robots, flying machines and winged horses where other’s see rusty bolts, tarnished cutlery and unwanted cigar boxes. It seems the key to being an artist—any kind of artist—is to see what others cannot–and then show it to them!
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“Many works would be senseless, real junk, but for the fact that, being art, they are exhibited because they have a message of almost religious importance, interpreting man and his world–yes, perhaps even as junk.” ~H. R. Rookmaaker
“Salt is useful when in association, but useless in isolation.” ~Israelmore Ayivor
“Rejection is simply a ‘re-direction’.” ~The Truth AD Infinitum
“I kinda felt like the first slice of bread in the bag. Everyone touched me, but no one wanted me.” ~Kelly Moran
“Rejected, abandoned, unwanted. Like me. I fixed it up. Made it mine.” ~Jasinda Wilder
“Rejection and failure is an inevitable and integral part of the process to achieving your dreams.” ~Miya Yamanouchi
“The stone the builders rejected has become the cornerstone.” ~Matthew 21:42