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Joe Sacco Quotes and Sayings

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It's a visual world and people respond to visuals.
- Joe Sacco

Of course, I'm drawn to a place like Iraq because It's
the biggest story of our generation.
- Joe Sacco

I'm not a good tourist, I don't like tourism.
- Joe Sacco

When I went to Bosnia, I was there to tell someone
else's story and I was more methodical.
- Joe Sacco

 

It became clear to me that I had to push it toward
a more representational way of drawing.
- Joe Sacco

I'd much rather hang out in a cafe.
That's where things are really happening.
- Joe Sacco

There's probably one more story about Bosnia that I'd like to do,
because I spent a fair amount of time on the Serb side of the lines,
which isn't apparent in the other books.
- Joe Sacco

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Oh, it's essential.
I mean, you have to - if I'm writing about the Middle East,
I have to go there, and if possible,
stay long enough to get a real feeling for what's going on.
- Joe Sacco

I'd rather go to a place and spend a couple of months,
get to know it, get to know the people.
- Joe Sacco

I think I'm generally a good listener anyway.
- Joe Sacco

I don't often go to a place just to check out all the
cultural sites of a city.
- Joe Sacco

I will interview bigwigs if I get the chance,
but you are seldom surprised by people in power -
you've got to get awfully damn close to get anything new.
- Joe Sacco

And, in some ways I like traveling, in other ways I'm
sort of fed up by the whole notion.
- Joe Sacco

I tried to draw people more realistically,
but the figure I neglected to update was myself.
- Joe Sacco

When I was there, something clicked in my head;
I found myself interviewing people,
searching out facts and figures.
Later on I became much more self-conscious of what I was doing.
- Joe Sacco

My guide had a copy of Palestine on my last trip to Gaza.
He'd bring it out and show people what I was trying to do.
That usually went over pretty well.
- Joe Sacco

With comics you can put interesting and solid information
in a format that's pretty palatable.
- Joe Sacco

I don't like just traveling in for a short time.
I've done that before, because sometimes you work for
magazines and they have a budget,
and if you're working for them, they want something by a certain time.
- Joe Sacco

I think any journalist who spends time in a place realizes
that there are lots of stories around beyond their primary story.
You meet so many interesting people and have all kinds of experiences.
- Joe Sacco

And I think I find, I know a lot of people around,
in different cities, and so it's not -
it might sound strange -
but it's not that hard to say good-bye,
because I know there's other people where I'm going.
I can sort of fit in in a lot of places.
- Joe Sacco

Robert Crumb is an influence on how I draw,
but not on the subject matter I take or my approach.
One thing I do like about Crumb is that he's chronicled his age,
his times, and I think that is what artists should do.
- Joe Sacco

I try to ask visual questions.
I'll ask what someone was wearing, if that seems relevant.
If possible, I'll walk over the same ground that they're depicting.
Of course, I can never get it precisely as it was.
- Joe Sacco

It has been said that 80% of what people learn is visual.
- Allen Klein

Architecture is a visual art, and the buildings speak for themselves.
- Julia Morgan

Movies are a complicated collision of literature,
theatre, music and all the visual arts.
- Yahoo Serious

More than anything, there are more images in evil.
Evil is based far more on the visual,
whereas good has no good images at all.
- Lars von Trier

I think television has betrayed the meaning of democratic speech,
adding visual chaos to the confusion of voices.
What role does silence have in all this noise?
- Federico Fellini

At the age of 80, I'm becoming a visual artist.
This could be my rebirth.
- Harry Seidler

My fiction has been influenced by the visual arts,
though not in obvious ways, it seems to me.
I don't offer tremendous amounts of visual information in my work.
- Jonathan Lethem

I can hear you and I can watch your mouth move,
and then I put together the sounds and the visual image,
and I can understand the words as I integrate the two signals.
- Marlee Matlin

I am a great lover of art, in many forms:
paintings,
objets, textiles.
I don't have the talent for painting,
but I have a very good sense of colour,
a love of visual beauty.
- Jacqueline Bisset

I try to make songs visual and tactile to kind of put you into the action.
- Richard Thompson

You can't get the visual thing on the record as much as you'd like to.
We produced this album, and we'd never done that before,
except when we produced singles for ourselves.
- Alice Cooper

Visual storytelling of one kind or another has been
around since cavemen were drawing on the walls.
- Frank Darabont

I think the main influence has been living in New York City.
Aside from all the crap around 9/11,
I find it very demanding to think amid all the noise and visual pollution.
- George Murray

I think almost always that what gets me going with
a story is the atmosphere,
the visual imagery, and then I people it with characters,
not the other way around.
- Ann Beattie

I felt I really wanted to back off from music completely
and just work within the visual arts in some way.
I started painting quite passionately at that time.
- David Bowie

The sound is the key; audiences will accept visual
discontinuity much more easily than they'll accept jumps in the sound.
If the track makes sense, you can do almost anything visually.
- Paul Hirsch

I like working closely with artists.
I think that's very important in fantasy and science fiction -
the visual aspect of the worlds and the characters.
- Margaret Weis

Movies like that aren't about the visual effects and explosions.
They're human stories about family, about life,
about death.
- Orlando Bloom

I've always had a kind of visual eye,
and it was a pleasant exercise for that.
- Adrian Edmondson

I began as a boy with artistic talent...
as a visual artist...
I thought that was what I'd become and in my late teens
drifted into reading serious literature.
- Russell Banks

For me nature is not landscape, but the dynamism of visual forces.
- Bridget Riley

Visual surprise is natural in the Caribbean;
it comes with the landscape,
and faced with its beauty, the sigh of History dissolves.
- Derek Walcott

In visual perception a color is almost never seen as it really is -
as it physically is.
This fact makes color the most relative medium in art.
- Josef Albers

I'm more of a visual person, but I think that reading's extremely important.
But I'm very easily distracted.
It takes certain books to really grab you in.
- Jason Marsden

One often thinks that using 2 different things like
visual and sound lead to 2 different conclusions -
to a different content -
but in in my case it is all one.
- Alva Noto

It's a nice visual.
I had just done Blade and I put on more weight for
Blade and I thought I might as well use it so I kept
it and added a little more.
I wanted him to be a big bear.
- Ryan Reynolds

As both a fine artist and a graphic designer,
I specialize in the visual presentation of words.
- John Langdon

A visual image in the hand of an artist is merely a
tool to trigger a mental image.
- Roy H. Williams

Film fixes a precise visual image in the viewer's head.
In fiction, you just hope you're precise enough to
convey the intended effect.
- Jeff Vandermeer

I'd have been a filmmaker or a cartoonist or something
else which extended from the visual arts into the making
of narratives if I hadn't been able to shift into fiction.
- Jonathan Lethem

I found that it wasn't so oddball to like music and poetry and visual arts,
they're kindred spirits.
- J. Carter Brown

To have my fan club.
I am very proud of doing everything.
I try to support my parents, friends and fans.
I am also proud of my performing in the visual arts,
and motion television.
- Chris Burke

It's pretty hard to measure influence of written or visual material.
- Ben Shahn

Light comes to us by the sensibility.
Without visual sensibility there is no light,
no movement.
- Robert Delaunay

Animation offers a medium of story telling and visual
entertainment which can bring pleasure and information
to people of all ages everywhere in the world.
- Walt Disney

Well, probably I was fed up with concrete poetry.
There was a lot of bad concrete poetry and besides,
it was confused with visual poetry which was completely different.
- Ian Hamilton Finlay

I think so.
I can't think of anything that requires more finesse than comedy,
both from a verbal and visual point of view.
- Stacy Keach

So to me it's very similar in terms of trying to distill within the image,
those elements that are gonna form, hopefully,
a compelling visual statement.
- John Sexton

Kids cannot follow stories.
They don't know what the hell is going on in a cartoon.
They like to see funny visual things happening.
- John Kricfalusi

The visual information of art history is going to students seamlessly,
without the enormous trouble those of us who are older
had when we studied art history many years ago.
- Robert Nelson

The only reason that you do visual is solely for the visual.
That's the only reason.
It doesn't sell your music for you.
- Shania Twain

I think my books come out very visual,
which is an obvious consequence.
- Lee Child

Frank is such a great visual storyteller,
that if you study his artwork you see that his Sin
City books are already the best movies never seen on the big screen.
- Robert Rodriguez

Communication is the key, and it's one thing I had
to learn-to talk to the actors.
I was so involved with the visual and technical aspects
that I would forget about the actors.
- Steve Buscemi

So I like to try to go back and develop pure visual storytelling.
Because to me, it's one of the most exciting aspects
of making movies and almost a lost art at this point.
- Brian De Palma

The issue in Web accessibility is the fact that blind
and visually-impaired people need the single biggest
boost to achieve equivalence,
since the real-world Web is a visual medium.
- Joe Clark

I think setting a goal, getting a visual image of what it is you want.
You've got to see what it is you want to achieve before you can pursue it.
- Chuck Norris

I used to hate, with a capitol H, making videos.
It was nothing but a chore.
It was something you had to do to have your music accepted in the visual medium.
- Sheena Easton

I try to deal with the complexities of power and social life,
but as far as the visual presentation goes I purposely
avoid a high degree of difficulty.
- Barbara Kruger


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