Artist Quotes

Patti [ Scialfa] was an artist and a musician and she was a songwriter. And she was a lot like me in that she was transient also. She worked busking on the streets in New York. She waitressed. She had – she just lived a life – she lived a musician’s life. She lived an artist’s life. So we were both people who were very uncomfortable in a domestic setting, getting together and trying to build one and seeing if our particularly strange jigsaw puzzle pieces were going to fit together in a way that was going to create something different for the two of us. And it did.

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I was a guitar player on the streets of Asbury Park and already a member in good standing amongst those who lie in service of the truth – artists with a small A. But I held four clean aces. I had youth, almost a decade of hardcore bar band experience, a good group of homegrown musicians who were attuned to my performance style, and a story to tell.

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What excites me about a lot of the artists I love – and I realize, well, they created their own personal world that I could enter into through their music and through their songwriting. There’s people that can do it instrumentally, like Jimi Hendrix or Edge of U2 or Pete Townshend. I didn’t have as unique – a purely musical signature. I was a creature of a lot of different influences.

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The vast majority of artists worldwide are unrepresented, disenfranchised or otherwise don’t have an opportunity to sell or have their work shown. Giving those artists access to the collector community, expanding the collector community and giving artists a chance to be discovered is the goal of iStockphoto.

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A good martial artist does not become tense, but ready. Not thinking, yet not dreaming. Ready for whatever may come. When the opponent expands, I contract; and when he contracts, I expand. And when there is an opportunity, “I” do not hit, “it” hits all by itself.

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