Jock Sturges Quotes

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Jock Sturges quotes: Virtually always I get my best pictures when everybody thinks the shoot's done. Virtually always I get my best pictures when everybody thinks the shoot's done.
Jock Sturges quotes: I became good at defending myself, but as far as I was concerned, that was a transient skill. I became good at defending myself, but as far as I was concerned, that was a transient skill.
Jock Sturges quotes: That dichotomy between the public consumption of the work and my intent and practice in making it is an uneasy one for me, on occasion. That dichotomy between the public consumption of the work and my intent and practice in making it is an uneasy one for me, on occasion.
Jock Sturges quotes: Different members of different cultures will think that some things are beautiful. Different members of different cultures will think that some things are beautiful.
Jock Sturges quotes: There isn't a person alive who doesn't like being caressed. There isn't a person alive who doesn't like being caressed.
Jock Sturges quotes: The truth is that from birth on we are, to one extent or another, a fairly sensual species. The truth is that from birth on we are, to one extent or another, a fairly sensual species.
Jock Sturges quotes: The transactions between me and the people that I photograph are very, very collaborative. The transactions between me and the people that I photograph are very, very collaborative.
Jock Sturges quotes: I'm guilty of extraordinary naivete, I suppose. But it's a naivete that I really don't want to abandon, not even now. I'm guilty of extraordinary naivete, I suppose. But it's a naivete that I really don't want to abandon, not even now.
Jock Sturges quotes: That's my ambition: that you look at the pictures and realize what complex, fascinating, interesting people every single one of my subjects is. That's my ambition: that you look at the pictures and realize what complex, fascinating, interesting people every single one of my subjects is.
Jock Sturges quotes: I've had to relearn how I work with people so that if and when I do avoid different things I don't send any messages in doing so. I've had to relearn how I work with people so that if and when I do avoid different things I don't send any messages in doing so.
Jock Sturges quotes: I know the families that I photograph extremely well, and I've known them for a very long time. I know the families that I photograph extremely well, and I've known them for a very long time.
Jock Sturges quotes: There are photographs that I don't take now that I previously would have taken without any thought at all as to any misinterpretations. There are photographs that I don't take now that I previously would have taken without any thought at all as to any misinterpretations.
Jock Sturges quotes: All my life I've taken photographs of people who are completely at peace being what they were in the situations I photographed them in. All my life I've taken photographs of people who are completely at peace being what they were in the situations I photographed them in.
Jock Sturges quotes: When I started doing my work years ago, I had doubts as to whether the informed-consent question was answerable. When I started doing my work years ago, I had doubts as to whether the informed-consent question was answerable.
Jock Sturges quotes: I'm the last person who has any desire to instruct anybody in shame. That's no errand for me. I'm the last person who has any desire to instruct anybody in shame. That's no errand for me.
Jock Sturges quotes: If it gets to the Supreme Court, I'll have the directors of every museum in the country as expert testimony that my work is legitimate art. If it gets to the Supreme Court, I'll have the directors of every museum in the country as expert testimony that my work is legitimate art.
Jock Sturges quotes: I use an 8 x 10 view camera. All other cameras are just toys. I use an 8 x 10 view camera. All other cameras are just toys.
Jock Sturges quotes: But empirically I've come to understand that my photographs really don't do any harm. But empirically I've come to understand that my photographs really don't do any harm.
Jock Sturges quotes: We live in an age where anonymity is growing in magnitude like a bomb going off. We live in an age where anonymity is growing in magnitude like a bomb going off.
Jock Sturges quotes: Physical beauty is such a strange thing. Physical beauty is such a strange thing.
Jock Sturges quotes: As soon as you forbid something, you make it extraordinarily appealing. You also bring shame in as a phenomenon. As soon as you forbid something, you make it extraordinarily appealing. You also bring shame in as a phenomenon.
Jock Sturges quotes: I found myself serving a sentence of public denial from the very second the raid on my apartment happened. I found myself serving a sentence of public denial from the very second the raid on my apartment happened.
Jock Sturges quotes: Before, I'd photograph anything. I didn't think there was anything more or less obscene about any part of the body. Before, I'd photograph anything. I didn't think there was anything more or less obscene about any part of the body.
Jock Sturges quotes: But the truth is that Homo sapiens is a sensual species. I think all species are, to one degree or another. But the truth is that Homo sapiens is a sensual species. I think all species are, to one degree or another.
Jock Sturges quotes: It's really, really hard to make it as a fine-art photographer exclusively. It's really, really hard to make it as a fine-art photographer exclusively.
Jock Sturges quotes: Any artist that's involved in their work is inevitably going to have a focus in what they do. Any artist that's involved in their work is inevitably going to have a focus in what they do.
Jock Sturges quotes: I'd rather get back to making art than talk about it. I'd rather get back to making art than talk about it.
Jock Sturges quotes: No two people take on the information of being admirable and being admired in the same way. No two people take on the information of being admirable and being admired in the same way.
Jock Sturges quotes: I will always admit immediately to what's obvious, which is that Homo sapiens is inherently erotic or inherently sensual from birth. I will always admit immediately to what's obvious, which is that Homo sapiens is inherently erotic or inherently sensual from birth.
Jock Sturges quotes: They were without clothes before I got there, and they were without clothes when I left. They were without clothes before I got there, and they were without clothes when I left.
Jock Sturges quotes: I am fascinated by the human body and all its evolutions. I am fascinated by the human body and all its evolutions.
Jock Sturges quotes: I don't photograph any two people who are remotely the same. I don't photograph any two people who are remotely the same.
Jock Sturges quotes: The kids really enjoy what they do. I check with them constantly to make sure that they're really happy to be there. The kids really enjoy what they do. I check with them constantly to make sure that they're really happy to be there.
Jock Sturges quotes: It's no small irony that the government inevitably and invariably ends up promoting precisely that which they would most like to repress. It's no small irony that the government inevitably and invariably ends up promoting precisely that which they would most like to repress.