Cai Guo-Qiang Quotes


Computer animation is one way to liberate people from their circumstantial gravity and it is one way to give them mental freedom.

My work is like a dialogue between me and unseen powers like alchemy.

When I was young I didn't want to do traditional painting and calligraphy. I deliberately wanted to separate from my father so I could feel I existed myself.

I have always been a coward as a child. I am not very brave. I am very aware of the fact that I am not very gutsy.

For an artist a good place to be is you have some kind of influence and power to get things done but in your essence you remain a nomad or a soldier facing a difficulty to be overcome.

In any country in any city there will be political influence on what is said what kind of images are to be projected and yes of course artists can be and are influenced by politicians.

Be Careful Of Books. Be Careful With Books. Be Careful Or One Can Become A Weapon-Wielder. Be Careful Or One Can Become The Victim.