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Barbara Chase-Riboud

  • I think our civilization is minimal enough without underlining it. Sculpture as a created object in space should enrich, not reflect, and should be beautiful. Beauty is its function.

    • Barbara Chase-Riboud,
    • in Colin Naylor and Genesis P-Orridge, eds., Contemporary Artists ()
  • Pride is never sinful when it is Justice.

  • A transplanted Irishman, German, Englishman is an American in one generation. A transplanted African is not one in five!

  • Python carries his loneliness in him as if he had eaten clay.

  • The best of all good friends is pride.

    • Barbara Chase-Riboud

Barbara Chase-Riboud, U.S. sculptor, writer

(1939)