AA Bronson

AA Bronson“I’m as fearless as I ever was”

Aaron Sorkin

Aaron Sorkin“That takes quite an ego”

Abel Ferrara

Abel Ferrara“Does pain really teach you at all?”

Adam Selman

Adam Selman“You’re not tied to your clothes”

Adrien Brody

Adrien Brody“I don’t have an option”

Agustina San Martin

Agustina San Martin“I refuse to be one thing”

Agyness Deyn

Agyness Deyn“I’ve mellowed out”

Al Pacino

Al Pacino“You can’t let your skin get too thick”

Alan Menken

Alan Menken“Always be in love with the process”

Albert Hammond Jr.

Albert Hammond Jr.“I loved pushing that boundary”

Albert Watson

Albert Watson“You never get that day back”

Alejandro Iñárritu

Alejandro Iñárritu“There is no way you can stop”

Alex Honnold

Alex Honnold“I’ve always been afraid of death”

Alex Prager

Alex Prager“The idea is more important than anything”

Alexander Payne

Alexander Payne“I was far from the most talented”

Alexander Ebert

Alexander Ebert“I was constantly in trouble”

Alexander Ekman

Alexander Ekman“My view of success has changed”

Alfie Allen

Alfie Allen“It’s a form of torture every night”

Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys“It can’t be held back anymore”

Alicia Vikander

Alicia Vikander“You just work through it”

Alison Roman

Alison Roman“There’s no assignment”

Allen Jones

Allen Jones“There’s nothing you can do”

Amalia Dayan and Daniella Luxembourg

Amalia Dayan and Daniella Luxembourg“It’s a personal quest”

Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer“That’s all I can ask for”

Ana Roš

Ana Roš“It has to do with our own personality”

André Saraiva

André Saraiva“The night is not a time, it's a place”

Andrea Bocelli

Andrea Bocelli“Life has been good to me”

Andreas Deja

Andreas Deja“Realism is the tough part”

Andrew Garfield

Andrew Garfield“It’s a wound and a gift”

Andrew Wong

Andrew Wong“Authenticity is fluid”

Andrew Kevin Walker

Andrew Kevin Walker“It still gave me nightmares”

Andro Wekua

Andro Wekua“This is much more vulnerable”

Ang Lee

Ang Lee“No one can see what’s coming”

Angela Missoni

Angela Missoni“You cannot live in the past”

Anish Kapoor

Anish Kapoor“I have nothing to say”

Anne Imhof

Anne Imhof“You get bolder over time”

Anne-Sophie Pic

Anne-Sophie Pic“I faced the world of cuisine alone”

Anthony Hopkins

Anthony Hopkins“I see the lines, but I don’t care”

Antoine Predock

Antoine Predock“You keep the doorway open”

Anton Corbijn

Anton Corbijn“My life is crazy, but it’s real love”

Anton Yelchin

Anton Yelchin“There are no real answers”

Antonio Banderas

Antonio Banderas“I live in the mystery”

Ari Wegner

Ari Wegner“It’s a really connected experience”

Arlo Parks

Arlo Parks“It feels like what I’m meant to do”

Armando Iannucci

Armando Iannucci“There are no rules anymore”

Arnaud Vaillant and Sébastien Meyer

Arnaud Vaillant and Sébastien Meyer“We want to give people an experience”

Arturo Sandoval

Arturo Sandoval“Focus on today”

Audrey Tautou

Audrey Tautou“Who is the artist?”

Axel Vervoordt

Axel Vervoordt“I like evolution, not revolution”

Ayesha Harruna Attah

Ayesha Harruna Attah“I’m in constant conversation”

Barry Blitt

Barry Blitt“A joke cuts through everything”

Ben Kingsley

Ben Kingsley“I love the now, it is all we have”

Ben van Berkel

Ben van Berkel“I want to stay experimental”

Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch“Your mind has the power to shape reality”

Benjamin Millepied

Benjamin Millepied“It’s not a matter of perfection”

Benjamin Moser

Benjamin Moser“What is too much experience?”

Benjamin Bernheim

Benjamin Bernheim“This is an art form that is alive”

Benoît Astier de Villatte and Ivan Pericoli

Benoît Astier de Villatte and Ivan Pericoli“It’s a universe on its own”

Bill Conti

Bill Conti“I’m writing it for emotional reaction”

Bill Nighy

Bill Nighy“If everybody laughs, job done”

Bill Murray

Bill Murray“It’s more intake than output”

Bjarke Ingels

Bjarke Ingels“What is the standard solution not doing?”

Björk

Björk“There is a dramatic change in the air”

Black Francis

Black Francis“It doesn’t feel like anger”

Bong Joon-ho

Bong Joon-ho“The fear is hard to get rid of”

Brendan Fraser

Brendan Fraser“I am not a stranger to that”

Bret Easton Ellis

Bret Easton Ellis“You can’t lie anymore”

Brian De Palma

Brian De Palma“You have to battle”

Brie Larson

Brie Larson“I hope my work makes people feel less alone”

Brigitte Lacombe

Brigitte Lacombe“My entire life has been my work”

Bronwyn Katz

Bronwyn Katz“How I can extend the object’s life?”

Bruce Dern

Bruce Dern“You’ve got to keep accelerating”

Bryan Cranston

Bryan Cranston“I want to slow it down”

Bryan Adams

Bryan Adams“It’s like mining for diamonds”

Caleb Landry Jones

Caleb Landry Jones“Acting will always be strange to me”

Calvin Klein

Calvin Klein“I like the element of surprise”

Carla Sozzani

Carla Sozzani“You need generosity to do this”

Carla Bruni

Carla Bruni“The real matter is the people you love”

Carol Lim & Humberto Leon

Carol Lim & Humberto Leon“It’s all work and all fun”

Catherine Deneuve

Catherine Deneuve“You don’t tell the same stories”

Catherine Wood

Catherine Wood“How can we inhabit the image?”

Catherine Opie

Catherine Opie“If you don’t make it, it’s not out there”

César Pelli

César Pelli“One aspires for the sky”

Chaitanya Tamhane

Chaitanya Tamhane“I want to find my own language”

Charles Yu

Charles Yu“Reality is taking notes from fiction”

Charlie Kaufman

Charlie Kaufman“I don’t believe in rules”

Charlie Hunnam

Charlie Hunnam“I worry that I’ll get devoured”

Charlotte Rampling

Charlotte Rampling“You have to be brave”

Chiharu Shiota

Chiharu Shiota“The fear is necessary”

Chilly Gonzales

Chilly Gonzales“I try to pull the curtain back”

Chiwetel Ejiofor

Chiwetel Ejiofor“You’ve got to swing for the rafters”

Chloë Sevigny

Chloë Sevigny“I am leaning towards mysticism”

Chloé Zhao

Chloé Zhao“I call it the age of innocence”

Chris Pratt

Chris Pratt“I’m not going to freak out”

Chris Cole

Chris Cole“Skateboarding had it all”

Christian Bale

Christian Bale“I like being responsible for myself”

Christine Vachon

Christine Vachon“You have to have the stomach for it”

Christo

Christo“It’s not a profession, it’s existence”

Christoph Niemann

Christoph Niemann“I don’t need a big idea”

Christoph Waltz

Christoph Waltz“It has nothing to do with the job”

Christopher Walken

Christopher Walken“That’s it, it’s over”

Christopher Kane

Christopher Kane“You can’t just put your head down”

Christopher Nolan

Christopher Nolan“I did not intend any message”

Chuck Palahniuk

Chuck Palahniuk“You can’t just be a spectator”

Clare Smyth

Clare Smyth“You’re always storing things”

Claude Chabrol

Claude Chabrol“There’s nothing original in my movies”

Claudia Fleming

Claudia Fleming“I am out here on a limb”

Claudia Comte

Claudia Comte“It’s never-ending once you start”

Clive Davis

Clive Davis“You’ve got to earn it”

Coco Capitán

Coco Capitán“We have gone to the other extreme”

Coco Mellors

Coco Mellors“You have to be present in the process”

Colin Farrell

Colin Farrell“I don’t think parenthood changes you”

Colin Firth

Colin Firth“It sounds awfully spoiled, but I’ll take it”

Colleen Atwood

Colleen Atwood“You want them to resonate”

Colman Domingo

Colman Domingo“That was enough for me”

Colson Whitehead

Colson Whitehead“All our former selves are still there”

Cosey Fanni Tutti

Cosey Fanni Tutti“It’s like a metamorphosis”

Craig Green

Craig Green“Keep making that weird stuff”

Craig Roberts

Craig Roberts“Nobody knows what’s going on”

Curtis ‘50 Cent’ Jackson

Curtis ‘50 Cent’ Jackson“Money is freedom”

Da’Vine Joy Randolph

Da’Vine Joy Randolph“I want a continuous development”

Daisuke Nakazawa

Daisuke Nakazawa“You need to work for what you want”

Damien Jalet

Damien Jalet“It’s a leap of faith”

Dan Barber

Dan Barber“Tension is resolved through flavor”

Daniel Libeskind

Daniel Libeskind“I never had a goal”

Daniel Humm

Daniel Humm“This is enough”

Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe“I’ve released a lot of the pressure”

Daniel Boulud

Daniel Boulud“There was such camaraderie”

Daniel Kaluuya

Daniel Kaluuya“Making it is not impossible”

Daniel Arsham

Daniel Arsham“It can take years to get there”

Danny DeVito

Danny DeVito“You’ve gotta go in all the way”

Danny Elfman

Danny Elfman“I’m wired in this way”

Darren Aronofsky

Darren Aronofsky“I wish I could be more manipulative”

David Byrne

David Byrne“We did okay”

David Shrigley

David Shrigley“There is room for everything”

David Bailey

David Bailey“How are you going to cross the road?”

David Lynch

David Lynch“Stories should have the suffering”

David Oyelowo

David Oyelowo“You are not the center”

David LaChapelle

David LaChapelle“Everything was dramatic”

David Chipperfield

David Chipperfield“There is no defining moment”

David Sedaris

David Sedaris“What do I write about now?”

David Doubilet

David Doubilet“My favorite picture is the one I haven’t taken”

David Newman

David Newman“You’re bonded to it”

David J. Peterson

David J. Peterson“Does it fit the culture?”

Davis Guggenheim

Davis Guggenheim“I want to keep breaking the rules”

Dean and Dan Caten

Dean and Dan Caten“We try it all on”

Debbie Harry

Debbie Harry“The music speaks for itself”

Deborah Landau

Deborah Landau“The familiar is made strange again”

Deborah Landis

Deborah Landis“Costumes are talismans”

Deborah L. Scott

Deborah L. Scott“The heart of it is always the same”

Denise Gough

Denise Gough“It feels like I need to hold back”

Dennis Hopper

Dennis Hopper“I thought I had power”

Dennis Lehane

Dennis Lehane“It’s a question of interest”

Dennis Paphitis

Dennis Paphitis“Life without some excess, forget it”

Dennis Muren

Dennis Muren“There’s a magic to it”

Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington“I don't think there is a system”

Denzel Curry

Denzel Curry“I have no regrets”

Diane Kruger

Diane Kruger“Who needs to be told what to think?”

Diane Lane

Diane Lane“I try not to draw attention to myself”

Dieuveil Malonga

Dieuveil Malonga“Food has no borders”

Dimore Studio

Dimore Studio“We try and hit all of the senses”

Dominique Lévy

Dominique Lévy“You need to constantly refill”

Don Cheadle

Don Cheadle“Movies are not attempting to educate you”

Don Winslow

Don Winslow“I like being scorned”

Douglas Gordon

Douglas Gordon“You pull yourself up and you push it out”

Dries Van Noten

Dries Van Noten“I want to show reality”

Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson“It comes with the game”

Ebecho Muslimova

Ebecho Muslimova“Making art is not a pleasant feeling”

Ebon Moss-Bachrach

Ebon Moss-Bachrach“That’s a beautiful gauntlet”

Ed Viesturs

Ed Viesturs“Push yourself to another level”

Edgar Wright

Edgar Wright“It becomes a bit like alchemy”

Edward Norton

Edward Norton“It’s about balance”

Edward Berger

Edward Berger“All it takes is a good script”

Elena Arzak

Elena Arzak“We need to be open to change”

Elena Reygadas

Elena Reygadas“We’ve found the balance”

Elijah Wood

Elijah Wood“Every film has its own part to play”

Elisabeth Moss

Elisabeth Moss“Truth is stranger than fiction”

Elizabeth Peyton

Elizabeth Peyton“History is contained within people”

Elizabeth Olsen

Elizabeth Olsen“I just had to step it up”

Ellen Kuras

Ellen Kuras“I’ve always worked in my mind’s eye”

Elmgreen & Dragset

Elmgreen & Dragset“It’s time to change”

Elvis Costello

Elvis Costello“I didn’t have some big blueprint”

Emile Hirsch

Emile Hirsch“That’s why I am the way I am”

Emma Stone

Emma Stone“Anxiety in its essence is fear”

Erdem Moralioglu

Erdem Moralioglu“She’s so many different people”

Eric Wahlforss

Eric Wahlforss“We had nothing else”

Eric Ripert

Eric Ripert“Anger is a weakness”

Eric Roth

Eric Roth“Screenwriting is a bastardized form of art”

Erik Spiekermann

Erik Spiekermann“A good concept will survive forever”

Erwin Wurm

Erwin Wurm“It only exists at this one time”

Ethan Hawke

Ethan Hawke“I wonder if I’m up to the task”

Eva Fàbregas

Eva Fàbregas“My sculptures are endlessly becoming”

Fabien Baron

Fabien Baron“We’ve just seen the beginning”

Fana Hues

Fana Hues“It feels like completion”

Federico Marchetti

Federico Marchetti“You cannot be a follower”

Ferdinando Cito Filomarino

Ferdinando Cito Filomarino“It was a different type of mission”

Ferran Adrià

Ferran Adrià“Tastes change”

Florian Hoffmeister

Florian Hoffmeister“That’s the birthplace of the visual”

Flume

Flume“I’ve started to put life as a priority”

Flying Lotus

Flying Lotus“Music wasn’t a reality for me”

Francesco Clemente

Francesco Clemente“Making art is to time-travel”

Francine Houben

Francine Houben“What’s most important is the senses”

Francis Mallmann

Francis Mallmann“Human beings need contradictions”

Francis Kéré

Francis Kéré“There’s an element of fantasy”

Francis Ford Coppola

Francis Ford Coppola“It’s a devastating decision”

François Ozon

François Ozon“I don't suffer”

Frank Langella

Frank Langella“I couldn’t look a girl in the eye”

Frédéric Malle

Frédéric Malle“Something had to change”

Freida Pinto

Freida Pinto“If you're bothered, change the channel”

Futura

Futura“Artists have got to stop compromising”

Gab Bois

Gab Bois“If it’s yours, it’ll come”

Gabriel Orozco

Gabriel Orozco“I try to be disappointing”

Gabriel Massan

Gabriel Massan“Anything is possible”

Gabriela Garcia

Gabriela Garcia“There are pieces of me in everything”

Gael García Bernal

Gael García Bernal“Growing up is such a gift”

Gaetano Pesce

Gaetano Pesce“The future is a beautiful time”

Garance Doré

Garance Doré“I want to keep the distance”

Gareth Pugh

Gareth Pugh“I like that I feel out of place”

Garry Kasparov

Garry Kasparov“There’s no more room for bluffs”

Gary Simmons

Gary Simmons“You want to create questions”

Gary Player

Gary Player“I have no intention of slowing down”

Genesis Owusu

Genesis Owusu“I’ve always known who I am”

Geoffrey Rush

Geoffrey Rush“Why have we become this way?”

Georg Baselitz

Georg Baselitz“The good things will never cause anyone to look”

George MacKay

George MacKay“You can’t dream up something you haven’t felt”

Gerhard Steidl

Gerhard Steidl“I turn everything upside down”

Gilbert & George

Gilbert & George“We don’t do art for the few”

Giorgio Moroder

Giorgio Moroder“I was always interested in the hits”

Giorgio Armani

Giorgio Armani“We all need to step up”

Glenn Close

Glenn Close“My passion is exactly the same”

Grimes

Grimes“I want to be the best”

Guillermo del Toro

Guillermo del Toro“I am not meta, I am really earnest”

Gunner Stahl

Gunner Stahl“You can tell if it’s real or not”

Gus Van Sant

Gus Van Sant“You always want it to be different”

Guy Pearce

Guy Pearce“Where’s my conviction?”

Haider Ackermann

Haider Ackermann“I used to be quite dark”

Hajime Sorayama

Hajime Sorayama“Creating is my freedom”

Hannelore Knuts

Hannelore Knuts“This was only the introduction”

Hans Zimmer

Hans Zimmer“You are forever in that dream world”

Hans Ulrich Obrist

Hans Ulrich Obrist“I believe in generosity as a medium”

Harry Benson

Harry Benson“I’m keeping their image alive”

Helen Cammock

Helen Cammock“I want to change whose stories are heard”

Hélène Darroze

Hélène Darroze“Good taste is in my DNA”

Henry Cavill

Henry Cavill“We don’t play a perfect game at all times”

Hilary Swank

Hilary Swank“You’ve got to trust your instincts”

Hildur Guðnadóttir

Hildur Guðnadóttir“That’s when things come alive”

Ian Schrager

Ian Schrager“It was like a lightning bolt”

Ian McKellen

Ian McKellen“The journey goes on”

Idris Elba

Idris Elba“The process is like a jigsaw puzzle”

Imran Amed

Imran Amed“There’s a new authenticity”

Ini Archibong

Ini Archibong“I have to stay spiritually in tune”

Ira Glass

Ira Glass“All you can do is make work”

Iris Apfel

Iris Apfel“You can’t learn style”

Iris van Herpen

Iris van Herpen“I try to stretch the boundaries”

Irvine Welsh

Irvine Welsh“Failure is more interesting”

Isabella Rossellini

Isabella Rossellini“Things will come back”

J.K. Simmons

J.K. Simmons“Good writing makes me crazy”

Jack Nicholson

Jack Nicholson“I put on a good show”

James Franco

James Franco“I do all my homework”

James Mercer

James Mercer“Everyone was too cool to care”

James Cameron

James Cameron“All my movies are love stories”

James McAvoy

James McAvoy“I don’t feel entitled”

Jamie Bell

Jamie Bell“I get what I want out of it”

Jan Lisiecki

Jan Lisiecki“The music speaks for itself”

Jane Birkin

Jane Birkin“There was a sense of being totally free”

Jane Campion

Jane Campion“It has to go beyond”

Jared Leto

Jared Leto“Every film has changed my life”

Jarvis Cocker

Jarvis Cocker“It’s like seeing into the future”

Jason Schwartzman

Jason Schwartzman“I enter a weird mode”

Jason Wu

Jason Wu“Taste is in the eye of the beholder”

Javier Bardem

Javier Bardem“My slate is clean”

Jeanne Gang

Jeanne Gang“How could this be transformed?”

Jeff Bridges

Jeff Bridges“Life is my guru”

Jeff Mills

Jeff Mills“You’re only limited by your imagination”

Jeff Goldblum

Jeff Goldblum“I can do this in a hundred ways”

Jennifer Lame

Jennifer Lame“I loved the puzzle of the process”

Jesse Eisenberg

Jesse Eisenberg“I’m not being tricked”

Jim Jarmusch

Jim Jarmusch“What are they afraid of?”

Jim Carrey

Jim Carrey“There is no me”

Jodie Foster

Jodie Foster“We are in an era of identity searching”

Joe Wright

Joe Wright“It’s a matter of feeling”

Joel Edgerton

Joel Edgerton“I create my freedom around that”

Joel Meyerowitz

Joel Meyerowitz“You have to let go of something”

Jóhann Jóhannsson

Jóhann Jóhannsson“Does it speak simply and directly?”

John Hurt

John Hurt“There’s not much work in it”

John Waters

John Waters“Stop blaming your parents”

John Malkovich

John Malkovich“I am not in any hurry”

John Pawson

John Pawson“It’s everything you need, but nothing extra”

John C. Reilly

John C. Reilly“We all owe a debt”

Johnny Rotten

Johnny Rotten“I love chemical imbalances”

Johnny Marr

Johnny Marr“Who cares about authentic?”

Jon Ronson

Jon Ronson“I’m interested in hypocrisy”

Jon Batiste

Jon Batiste“I’m a link in a chain”

Jon Landau

Jon Landau“I can’t do anything unless I’m all in”

Jon Gray

Jon Gray“Home is where the heart is”

Jonathan Safran Foer

Jonathan Safran Foer“You have to waste a lot to have a little”

Jonathan Lethem

Jonathan Lethem“Be a dark horse!”

José Selgas and Lucía Cano

José Selgas and Lucía Cano“There should be a why”

Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Joseph Gordon-Levitt“It hasn’t happened yet”

Joshua Ramus

Joshua Ramus“I’m not saying that it’s easy”

JR

JR“No one can own it”

Jude Law

Jude Law“It's not you”

Judi Dench

Judi Dench“I have an irrational fear of boredom”

Judy Chicago

Judy Chicago“Get used to it!”

Juergen Teller

Juergen Teller“You know when the work is good”

Julia Peyton-Jones

Julia Peyton-Jones“You need that virtuous circle”

Julian Schnabel

Julian Schnabel“I never thought of art as a career”

Julian MacKay

Julian MacKay“That’s just a part of me”

Julianne Moore

Julianne Moore“We want to feel something”

Julie Delpy

Julie Delpy“People should care about who they are”

Juliette Binoche

Juliette Binoche“You have to be more intelligent”

Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake“Be in the moment”

Katharina Grosse

Katharina Grosse“I don’t see limits”

Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall

Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall“The stakes have changed”

Kazuo Ishiguro

Kazuo Ishiguro“I’ll take as long as I need”

Kean Etro

Kean Etro“We are the outsiders”

Keira Knightley

Keira Knightley“It’s the joy of growing up”

Ken Forkish

Ken Forkish“It just drew me”

Kenneth Branagh

Kenneth Branagh“It’s not such a great leap”

Kenneth Ize

Kenneth Ize“Clothes tell us about who we are”

Kevin Kline

Kevin Kline“It’s a different sort of thrill”

Kevin MacDonald

Kevin MacDonald“You know it when you feel it”

Kiernan Shipka

Kiernan Shipka“I was living those themes in my own ways”

Kiki Smith

Kiki Smith“I just try to follow it”

Kiri Te Kanawa

Kiri Te Kanawa“It’s coming from your heart”

Kris Van Assche

Kris Van Assche“You swim in order not to drown”

Kristin Scott Thomas

Kristin Scott Thomas“You forget how much it hurts”

Kyle Bell

Kyle Bell“I can do this”

Laird Hamilton

Laird Hamilton“You should be scared”

Larry Clark

Larry Clark“Why can’t you show everything?”

Lars Ulrich

Lars Ulrich“So far, so good”

Laura Dern

Laura Dern“We have to evolve together”

Lawrence Weiner

Lawrence Weiner“There’s no secret in words”

LeBron James

LeBron James“The fame never got to me”

Lee “Scratch” Perry

Lee “Scratch” Perry“I am that I am”

Lee Mingwei

Lee Mingwei“We are not broken”

Leo Villareal

Leo Villareal“There’s no agenda”

Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio“I am a lot calmer now”

Leonor Espinosa

Leonor Espinosa“I’ve always been rebellious”

Leslie Odom Jr.

Leslie Odom Jr.“We have to make room for all of it”

Liam Neeson

Liam Neeson“I created my own luck”

Lianne La Havas

Lianne La Havas“I don’t do it for anybody else”

Liesl Tommy

Liesl Tommy“Let your instincts take over”

Lily James

Lily James“You’re at the mercy of circumstance”

Lily King

Lily King“You don’t know until you start writing”

Lily Gladstone

Lily Gladstone“You are constantly a role model”

Lina Ghotmeh

Lina Ghotmeh“Identity is never fixed”

Lindsey Vonn

Lindsey Vonn“Mind over matter”

Liza Lou

Liza Lou“Survival is at the core of it”

Lubomyr Melnyk

Lubomyr Melnyk“It has to be lived”

Luca Guadagnino

Luca Guadagnino“I try to surrender to my evidences”

Ludovico Einaudi

Ludovico Einaudi“It was like a ritual”

Ludwig Göransson

Ludwig Göransson“I’m building a puzzle”

Lupita Nyong’o

Lupita Nyong’o“I have to transform who I am”

Lyn Paolo

Lyn Paolo“I love creating those worlds”

M. Night Shyamalan

M. Night Shyamalan“I’m who you want in there”

M.I.A.

M.I.A.“I made it to where that actions begins”

Ma Yansong

Ma Yansong“It’s about the spirit behind it”

Mads Mikkelsen

Mads Mikkelsen“That’s how we defined it”

Magnus Nilsson

Magnus Nilsson“It was something that I always knew”

Mahershala Ali

Mahershala Ali“The stakes were always high”

Maisie Williams

Maisie Williams“I’ve learned to protect myself”

Maisie Schloss

Maisie Schloss“It’s so deeply my aesthetic”

Maja Lunde

Maja Lunde“I never start with a message”

Małgorzata Szumowska

Małgorzata Szumowska“It’s so unpredictable”

Manolo Blahnik

Manolo Blahnik“You don’t have to show your status”

Manu Buffara

Manu Buffara“Simple things reconnect us with life”

Marco Brambilla

Marco Brambilla“There’s too much going on”

Margaret Howell

Margaret Howell“The clothes become a part of you”

Margo Jefferson

Margo Jefferson“Criticism demands authority”

Marianne Elliott

Marianne Elliott“You’re there to change lives”

Marina Abramović

Marina Abramović“I've always been a soldier”

Mario Sorrenti

Mario Sorrenti“There has to be intimacy”

Marion Cotillard

Marion Cotillard“My dream was simple”

Marion Weiss and Michael Manfredi

Marion Weiss and Michael Manfredi“Storytelling is what we do”

Mark Ronson

Mark Ronson“I’m very aware of my place in music”

Mark Wallinger

Mark Wallinger“A perfect mirror throws back everything”

Mark Duplass

Mark Duplass“It’s a dog fight”

Mark Seliger

Mark Seliger“Let’s do something special”

Mark Bridges

Mark Bridges“I’m there to satisfy the piece”

Marlee Matlin

Marlee Matlin“That’s what keeps me going”

Martin Parr

Martin Parr“I don’t expect to change anyone’s mind”

Martin Schoeller

Martin Schoeller“I don’t think you can capture a soul”

Mary Katrantzou

Mary Katrantzou“It’s impossible not to doubt”

Massimo Bottura

Massimo Bottura“I’m not cooking to create good food”

Matt Abergel

Matt Abergel“I want people to come and eat it; that’s it!”

Matt Dillon

Matt Dillon“There’s always something to look for”

Matt Damon

Matt Damon“These types of movies are going away”

Matthew Libatique

Matthew Libatique“That’s not lost on me”

Matty Healy

Matty Healy“Nostalgia is beautiful”

Maurizio Cattelan

Maurizio Cattelan“Show them life”

Max Richter

Max Richter“I like to get to the essentials”

Mel Ramos

Mel Ramos“Why not be naked in public?”

Melissa Leo

Melissa Leo“Acting has given me a purpose”

Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep“I'm not always happy”

Michael Pitt

Michael Pitt“Don’t give yourself an out”

Michael Caine

Michael Caine“I don’t get the girl, I get the part”

Michael Douglas

Michael Douglas“Youth is wasted on the young”

Michael Pollan

Michael Pollan“We vote with our forks”

Michael Ballhaus

Michael Ballhaus“Nobody can hurt me”

Michael Shannon

Michael Shannon“There’s no reward other than knowledge”

Michel Gondry

Michel Gondry“I believe in Utopia”

Michel Comte

Michel Comte“We need to listen to nature”

Mick Jagger

Mick Jagger“Excess was the order of the day”

Mick Rock

Mick Rock“I blame the name”

Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson“If I fought Mike Tyson I could beat him”

Mila Kunis

Mila Kunis“They build you up just to knock you down”

Miles Aldridge

Miles Aldridge“You are trying to catch it”

Milton Glaser

Milton Glaser“We’re all in it together”

Miranda July

Miranda July“I am making more room in the world”

Missy Mazzoli

Missy Mazzoli“Struggle is part of the process”

Moby

Moby“I don’t want anything from music”

Mona Hatoum

Mona Hatoum“It’s about shattering the familiar”

Monica Bellucci

Monica Bellucci“I like to explore the dark side”

Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman“Strive for pleasure and peace”

Mr. Brainwash

Mr. Brainwash“If I believe it, it’s art for me”

Mykki Blanco

Mykki Blanco“I was in an existential place”

Natacha Ramsay-Levi

Natacha Ramsay-Levi“You have to push things further”

Neil Young

Neil Young“You have to break out of it”

Nelly Furtado

Nelly Furtado“Let’s pull the mask off now”

Newton Thomas Sigel

Newton Thomas Sigel“I can close my eyes and see it”

Nicholas Kirkwood

Nicholas Kirkwood“You have to know your craft”

Nick Hornby

Nick Hornby“You can wait forever for the muse”

Nick Cave

Nick Cave“I don’t think that people want to be like me”

Nick Offerman

Nick Offerman“I have a pugilist in me”

Nick Knight

Nick Knight“I commit with my heart and soul”

Nick Mason

Nick Mason“No one owes anyone anything”

Nico Muhly

Nico Muhly“Pick your battles”

Nicola Formichetti

Nicola Formichetti“There will be a backlash”

Nicolas Cage

Nicolas Cage“Sometimes it’s good to be hated”

Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman“You choose the path”

Niki Nakayama

Niki Nakayama“Everything about me knows it”

Nils Frahm

Nils Frahm“Everything can be used for the music”

Nina Compton

Nina Compton“That’s the way to bridge the gap”

Noah Baumbach

Noah Baumbach“You can't get away from yourself”

Noah Goldstein

Noah Goldstein“I’ve always trusted my taste”

Noomi Rapace

Noomi Rapace“Embrace the cracks”

Norman Jean Roy

Norman Jean Roy“The camera used to carry this mystique”

Ohad Naharin

Ohad Naharin“What is this something else?”

Olafur Eliasson

Olafur Eliasson“Things go wrong and we celebrate it”

Ólafur Arnalds

Ólafur Arnalds“It’s not the end of the journey”

Ole Scheeren

Ole Scheeren“How can we break the mold?”

Oliver Stone

Oliver Stone“I’m braced for disappointment”

Olivia Colman

Olivia Colman“It will always be a mystery”

Olivia Wilde

Olivia Wilde“It lights you up”

Olivier Rousteing

Olivier Rousteing“You fight through the night”

Owen Wilson

Owen Wilson“You just go with it”

Paloma Elsesser

Paloma Elsesser“I’m living less fearfully”

Paolo Roversi

Paolo Roversi“My life is full of pictures I didn’t take”

Pat Steir

Pat Steir“I avoid struggle”

Patti Smith

Patti Smith“Rock 'n roll belongs to the people”

Paul Smith

Paul Smith“I’m happy to talk to anybody”

Paul Schrader

Paul Schrader“That day is gone”

Paul Banks

Paul Banks“I feel like they’re evocative enough”

Paul Feig

Paul Feig“Comedy is never going to go away”

Peaches

Peaches“Every kind of art is a privilege”

Pedro Almodóvar

Pedro Almodóvar“Keep it on the rails”

Pelé

Pelé“My father and my mother closed the machine”

Pelle Cass

Pelle Cass“I never fabricate”

Pete Souza

Pete Souza“You’re doing it every day, all day”

Peter Fonda

Peter Fonda“I'll shoot first, right through the door.”

Peter Saville

Peter Saville“I never had to answer to anyone”

Peter Hook

Peter Hook“A magic that people can tune in to”

Peter Blake

Peter Blake“I’ll never have to fall off the mountain”

Peter Dinklage

Peter Dinklage“The fight is all”

Peter Lindbergh

Peter Lindbergh“Beauty has nothing to do with youth”

Petra Collins

Petra Collins“I know what it’s like to be there”

Philip Selway

Philip Selway“Allow yourself to be in the moment”

Philipp Mainzer

Philipp Mainzer“It just depends on how you use it”

Pía León

Pía León“It’s a session of gratitude for the earth”

Pierre Bergé

Pierre Bergé“Yves died at the right time”

Pierre Gagnaire

Pierre Gagnaire“We’re obsessed with the superficial”

Pierre Hermé

Pierre Hermé“It comes from curiosity”

Pusha T

Pusha T“People can hear passion”

Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Tarantino“It’s a corrupted cinema”

Quvenzhané Wallis

Quvenzhané Wallis“Not perfect, but better”

Rachel Kushner

Rachel Kushner“There’s this lens over life”

Rachel Whiteread

Rachel Whiteread“I can let anything happen”

Raf Simons

Raf Simons“The process never stops”

Ragnar Kjartansson

Ragnar Kjartansson“I know how to hide my tracks”

Ralph Steadman

Ralph Steadman“The line becomes more aggressive”

Ralph Fiennes

Ralph Fiennes“One’s vanity is always there”

Rami Malek

Rami Malek“It was daunting to live up to that”

Randall Goosby

Randall Goosby“It’s not just notes on a page”

Rashid Johnson

Rashid Johnson“I can do this?”

Rebecca Hall

Rebecca Hall“People are still people”

Refik Anadol

Refik Anadol“I’m imagining a different world”

René Frank

René Frank“You need to take that risk”

Renée Zellweger

Renée Zellweger“I try to concentrate on something true”

Renzo Rosso

Renzo Rosso“We have gained respect”

Richard Deacon

Richard Deacon“A stop, but not a finish”

Richard Saul Wurman

Richard Saul Wurman“My world is a lattice”

Richard Gere

Richard Gere“We are all in this together”

Richard Dreyfuss

Richard Dreyfuss“I have achieved all my dreams”

Richie Hawtin

Richie Hawtin“I’m interested in man and machine”

Rick Owens

Rick Owens“I never had that much to lose”

Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais“The truth is more devastating than a lie”

Ridley Scott

Ridley Scott“You can't have a comfortable ride”

Rita Ora

Rita Ora“I didn't have the answers”

Rita Ackermann

Rita Ackermann“Nothingness is such a vast concept”

Rob Reiner

Rob Reiner“I believe in it”

Rob Marshall

Rob Marshall“There’s nothing like it”

Robert Rabensteiner

Robert Rabensteiner“It’s all related to dreams”

Robert Montgomery

Robert Montgomery“I tend to like the pathetic”

Robert Wilson

Robert Wilson“It’s okay to get lost”

Robert Polidori

Robert Polidori“Why is there a line?”

Robert Longo

Robert Longo“I went back to the beginning”

Robert Pattinson

Robert Pattinson“Everyone wants you to be so vanilla”

Robert Harris

Robert Harris“Power is of endless interest”

Robert Richardson

Robert Richardson“I try to be a chameleon”

Robin Wright

Robin Wright“We’re always compromising”

Rodney Scott

Rodney Scott“You’ve got to stay patient”

Rodrigo Prieto

Rodrigo Prieto“It’s all about emphasizing emotions”

Roger Waters

Roger Waters“We are on a knife’s edge”

Róisín Murphy

Róisín Murphy“Everything became about music”

Rolando Villazón

Rolando Villazón“It’s a liberating feeling”

Roni Horn

Roni Horn“There’s nothing until there’s something”

Rose Wylie

Rose Wylie“If it works, it works”

Rufus Wainwright

Rufus Wainwright“I don’t preach”

Russell Crowe

Russell Crowe“I have a moral standard of my own”

Ruth E. Carter

Ruth E. Carter“We have to make it come to life”

Ryan McGinley

Ryan McGinley“I am just so fascinated by the body”

Ryan Gander

Ryan Gander“It wants your attention”

RZA

RZA“I knew where to go”

Saad Moosajee

Saad Moosajee“You have to resonate with it”

Salman Rushdie

Salman Rushdie“The curse of an interesting life”

Sam Rockwell

Sam Rockwell“It’s just being there for the first time”

Sam Mendes

Sam Mendes“No one is owed anything”

Sam Harris

Sam Harris“Mindfulness is being divorced from its real potential”

Sam Raimi

Sam Raimi“It’s done in earnestness”

Sandra Hüller

Sandra Hüller“These doors have opened”

Sandy Powell

Sandy Powell“This is where I want to stay”

Saniyya Sidney

Saniyya Sidney“This is what I want to do”

Sarah Silverman

Sarah Silverman“Usually I’m the idiot”

Sarah Morris

Sarah Morris“There is no outside”

Sarah Sze

Sarah Sze“How do we breathe life into objects?”

Sarah Paulson

Sarah Paulson“It’s the way you come up”

Sarah Polley

Sarah Polley“It felt so revolutionary”

Sean Scully

Sean Scully“The poet was always in me”

Sean Penn

Sean Penn“I wouldn’t trade it for anything”

Sean Sherman

Sean Sherman“There’s a lot to uncover”

Seong-Jin Cho

Seong-Jin Cho“It’s an endless journey”

Sergei Polunin

Sergei Polunin“It’s like being in the army”

Seth MacFarlane

Seth MacFarlane“There’s room for all”

Sharon Eyal

Sharon Eyal“The story comes from inside the body”

Sheila Heti

Sheila Heti“My life only changes when a book is done”

Sheila Atim

Sheila Atim“This is who we are”

Shirin Neshat

Shirin Neshat“You can’t demystify a myth”

Shirley Manson

Shirley Manson“I’m enough for me”

Sienna Miller

Sienna Miller“It’s always a dilemma”

Simon Starling

Simon Starling“The practice has its own momentum”

Simon de Pury

Simon de Pury“Curiosity is my engine”

Sofia Coppola

Sofia Coppola“Film is our family business”

Song Yi Jeon

Song Yi Jeon“That’s what I have to do”

Sonny Rollins

Sonny Rollins“I’m part of the universal spirit”

Sonya Yoncheva

Sonya Yoncheva“Art cannot be lost”

Space Invader

Space Invader“You own the city”

Spike Lee

Spike Lee“I’m not a quitter”

Stacy Martin

Stacy Martin“The film saves me”

Stefan Sagmeister

Stefan Sagmeister“Function alone is not doing it”

Stefano Pilati

Stefano Pilati“I used to divide people”

Stellan Skarsgård

Stellan Skarsgård“Yes Lars, I’ll be there”

Stephen Frears

Stephen Frears“Failure is where you learn”

Steve McCurry

Steve McCurry“It’s like hitting a drum”

Steve Carell

Steve Carell“It’s different every time”

Steve Buscemi

Steve Buscemi“I don’t really think about emotions”

Steve McQueen

Steve McQueen“It’s about what’s right, not what fits”

Steve Schapiro

Steve Schapiro“It’s a question of how you see it”

Steven Soderbergh

Steven Soderbergh“I can’t reverse a trend”

Stewart O’Nan

Stewart O’Nan“It’s not just dots on a page”

Stuart Vevers

Stuart Vevers“I enjoy a big shift”

Studio KO

Studio KO“As long as it feels honest”

Sugar Ray Leonard

Sugar Ray Leonard“Whatever is needed to win, I will do that”

Sumayya Vally

Sumayya Vally“Architecture is an assertion of who we are”

Susan Sarandon

Susan Sarandon“Let’s hope it changes”

Susan Goldberg

Susan Goldberg“It’s about doing the right thing”

Susanne Bier

Susanne Bier“I never looked back”

Syd

Syd“I’m ready to move forward”

Sylvia Earle

Sylvia Earle“Everything on earth connects”

T.C. Boyle

T.C. Boyle“We are animals”

Tadao Ando

Tadao Ando“There is no such thing as creation from nothing”

Tahar Rahim

Tahar Rahim“Why recreate when you can create?”

Taika Waititi

Taika Waititi“No idea is final”

Tara Donovan

Tara Donovan“I don’t map it at all”

Tavi Gevinson

Tavi Gevinson“What is this exclusivity protecting?”

Terry Gilliam

Terry Gilliam“Things happen”

Thaddaeus Ropac

Thaddaeus Ropac“People are hungry for new art”

The National

The National“At peace with the darkness”

The Chemical Brothers

The Chemical Brothers“That feeling lives with you”

Thea Sharrock

Thea Sharrock“Deal with it and reflect on it afterwards”

Thom Browne

Thom Browne“You need to have conviction”

Thom Mayne

Thom Mayne“They want you to be left or right”

Thomas Struth

Thomas Struth“Now you've made it”

Thomas Demand

Thomas Demand“Aesthetics are inevitable”

Thomas Hoepker

Thomas Hoepker“No rehearsal, just one click”

Thomas Hirschhorn

Thomas Hirschhorn“It is an emancipatory gesture”

Thomas Joshua Cooper

Thomas Joshua Cooper“Preparation is all you can do”

Tiler Peck

Tiler Peck“I’ve always been a storyteller”

Tim Raue

Tim Raue“I never saw myself as a talented chef”

Tim Roth

Tim Roth“It was our turn now”

Todd Selby

Todd Selby“Start your own thing”

Todd Haynes

Todd Haynes“You have to be alone to be inspired”

Tom Ford

Tom Ford“I am really a loner after all”

Tom Sachs

Tom Sachs“Consumerism was a ritual”

Tomas Maier

Tomas Maier“It shouldn’t be about the product”

Tony Hawk

Tony Hawk“Finally they figured it out!”

Tony Wheeler

Tony Wheeler“I want to try somewhere different”

Tracee Ellis Ross

Tracee Ellis Ross“Why not do it in a big way?”

Trevor Paglen

Trevor Paglen“Your job is to learn how to see”

Tricky

Tricky“I’m in people’s souls”

Tye Sheridan

Tye Sheridan“You have to rise to the moment”

Umit Benan

Umit Benan“I was losing my identity”

Valentino

Valentino“I am somebody with taste, of course”

Vanessa Beecroft

Vanessa Beecroft“I’m repulsed by pop culture”

Vanessa Kirby

Vanessa Kirby“Empathy is the job for an actor”

Viggo Mortensen

Viggo Mortensen“Experience should free you”

Viktor & Rolf

Viktor & Rolf“There's very little real glamour”

Vincent Cassel

Vincent Cassel“Keep the mystery alive”

Vineet Bhatia

Vineet Bhatia“You have to question things”

Wally Pfister

Wally Pfister“I had to shift to storytelling”

Wayne McGregor

Wayne McGregor“I see beauty in the dysfunctional”

Wayne Coyne

Wayne Coyne“You get to be a bigger version of yourself”

Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei“The power designs itself to crush you”

Werner Herzog

Werner Herzog“Trust in my wild fantasies”

Wes Anderson

Wes Anderson“We are usually doing it one way”

Whitney White

Whitney White“Just keep expanding”

Will Ferrell

Will Ferrell“I am kind of boring to me”

Will Goldfarb

Will Goldfarb“You’re just supposed to like it”

Willem Dafoe

Willem Dafoe“You are not driving it”

William Forsythe

William Forsythe“No one has any idea what really works”

William Orbit

William Orbit“I’m absolutely open”

Willo Perron

Willo Perron“I never wanted to be very singular”

Willy Vanderperre

Willy Vanderperre“You have to constantly reinterpret”

Wim Wenders

Wim Wenders“Everything I loved I had to defend”

Winy Maas

Winy Maas“Loyalty has its limits”

Woody Harrelson

Woody Harrelson“I have hypnotized myself”

Yann Martel

Yann Martel“You have to open yourself”

Yann Tiersen

Yann Tiersen“Music is not language”

Yngve Holen

Yngve Holen“You can get what you want out of it”

Yoann Lemoine

Yoann Lemoine“I’m not there yet”

Yohji Yamamoto

Yohji Yamamoto“People have started wasting fashion”

Yoshihiro Imai

Yoshihiro Imai“Ego is not edible”

Yotam Ottolenghi

Yotam Ottolenghi“I am more of a conductor”

Yukimi Nagano

Yukimi Nagano“I don’t feel any pressure”

Yves Béhar

Yves Béhar“You can’t think selfishly about design”

Zachary Quinto

Zachary Quinto“I have a different journey”

Zakiya Dalila Harris

Zakiya Dalila Harris“That’s the essence of it”

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