"With five professional pianists all in the same family, one might expect some sibling rivalry, but it was never more absent from a family affair." ( 5 STEINWAYS + 10 HANDS = A CARNEGIE NIGHT TO REMEMBER)
"I’m not at a beach, I’m in NYC. I’m not in a greenhouse, I’m in NYC. I’m not walking through a forest, I’m in NYC!" (THE HIGH LINE: A WORMHOLE)
"Going to a poetry slam at the Nuyorican Poets Café was definitely one of the most unique experiences I have ever had." (NUYORICAN POETS CAFE)
"I think art is a form of creative expression, but I think it can also be seen in nature. To me, that’s my favorite type of art—landscapes and stuff like that—because it kind of brings you back to what was here before us."
"Art is extremely important and possibly the only way humans can really express their humanness. And today a lot of technology and culture can be dehumanizing. But the way to fight that is through making your own art."
“The big thing about art for me is…I like appreciating it and how the artist went through it. So that’s what really art is to me.” “I love art. It’s continuously around us. We can find art in the smallest things. It’s whether or not we want to pay attention to it that we then classify it as art.”
"Um. I really don’t like art. I think that it’s boring, and anything could be technically art these days. So no one even knows what it is."
"Art is the defining characteristic of a human being."
Quotes from Movie Reviews
"Sometimes it takes a little push and a lot of hard work, but anything is attainable with a support system and some faith. [It] will leave you feeling blessed."
-Alyssa Warych's reaction to THE BLIND SIDE
"This movie is highly recommended for anyone over the age of seventeen who enjoys movies revolving around thrills, psyche, and dance."
-Neha Gupta's reaction to BLACK SWAN
"...this movie is highly recommended because it both enlightens and inspires with a unique, noteworthy testimony."
-Jessica Johnson's reaction to THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS
"...this film possesses eye-pleasing special effects, a classic theme, and a strong development of the adolescent characters."
-Shio Fung Zhu's reaction to SUPER 8
"Though the plot was unrealistic and the theme of young love is usually an overlooked one, Wes Anderson is able to make the film so simple and delightful so that audiences of any age could understand and enjoy it."
-Emily Leong's reaction to MOONRISE KINGDOM
"If the most touching, heart-wrenching films of the 21st century so far were to be ranked on a top ten list, this movie would be a worthy candidate."
-Anna Zhuk's reaction to THE PIANIST
"...this movie is one that each of us can relate to. Not everyone must speak to an audience of millions, but we all have fears to conquer and struggles to overcome."
-Olivia Beals-Reid's reaction to THE KING'S SPEECH
"It is a romantic-comedy that literally takes a trip through history."
-Heba Fakir's reaction to FORREST GUMP
"This movie will grip you within the first 5 minutes of the film and will keep you hanging until the very end, when you find yourself asking for more."
-Martin John's (that's me!) reaction to RUSHMORE
"...definitely a must see movie filled with love, jealousy, laughter, and thrill."
-Rana Lamisa's reaction to FANTASTIC MR. FOX