The vampires have always been metaphors for me. They've always been vehicles through which I can express things I have felt very, very deeply. - Anne Rice (American author)

Art Deco reflects confidence, vigor and optimism by using symbols of progress, speed and power - Robert McGregor (founder, Art Deco group, Napier)

The inability of some critics to connect the dots doesn't make pointillism pointless - Georges Seurat (French Post-Impressionist painter)

This is my genre...the happiness, tragedies, and the sorrows of mankind as realized in the teeming black ghetto. - Jacob Lawrence (American painter, and educator)

What does dance give you? The freedom to be who you are and do what you want to do. - Athur Mitchell (American dancer, choreographer, ballet company founder and director)