We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Kit Williams Quotes. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
The dog and the rabbit are telling us not to chase unattainable material goals.
Once upon a perfect night, unclouded and still, there came the face of a pale and beautiful lady. The tresses of her hair reached out to make the constellations, and the dewy vapours of her gown fell soft upon the land.
I started by looking at what others had done before me. You see, over the years there have been attempts by many different people to reconstruct the chariot.
The engine of ancient society was religion but the engine of contemporary society, as I see it, is advertising.
I took lots of photographs and had planned to write a treatise on how it worked, but I quickly got bored with that idea and wrote a scientific fairy tale instead.
He was so tenacious he defied the distraction of women by refusing to have them in his presence, just as later in life he denied his blindness by calling for more and more candles.
I made every single piece myself, each individual component, so it was quite time consuming.
Newton, of course, was the inventor of differential calculus so his place in the tale is quite special.
You see, my ambition was not to confound the engineering world but simply to create a beautiful piece of art.
If we listen human instinct actually tells us what we need, but advertising makes us want things we don’t need and things we can’t have.
Today she is the lady of death, which I believe is the best muse to have.
In practical terms the South Pointing Chariot was a simple direction finder. It could have been made to point in any direction – north, south, east or west.
I think most artists find it difficult to part with their work but it’s the parting that keeps us alive and keeps us working. In the case of the chariot, although it’s been sold I actually still have it, just in another form.
The dog, the rabbit and the hoop all feature in the painting, and take the place of the orrery.
In the fairy tale the painting represents the here and now. The book is actually divided into five sections, through which the key character, the muse, leads us.