Moby“I don’t want anything from music”


JR“No one can own it”


Björk“There is a dramatic change in the air”


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


RZA“I knew where to go”


Peaches“Every kind of art is a privilege”


Syd“I’m ready to move forward”


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


Futura“Artists have got to stop compromising”


Tricky“I’m in people’s souls”

Paul Feig

Paul Feig“Comedy is never going to go away”

Lee “Scratch” Perry

Lee “Scratch” Perry“I am that I am”

Elmgreen & Dragset

Elmgreen & Dragset“It’s time to change”

Matt Abergel

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

Marina Abramović

Marina Abramović“I've always been a soldier”

Haider Ackermann

Haider Ackermann“I used to be quite dark”

Rita Ackermann

Rita Ackermann“Nothingness is such a vast concept”

Bryan Adams

Bryan Adams“It’s like mining for diamonds”

Ferran Adrià

Ferran Adrià“Tastes change”

Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei“The power designs itself to crush you”

Miles Aldridge

Miles Aldridge“You are trying to catch it”

Mahershala Ali

Mahershala Ali“The stakes were always high”

Alfie Allen

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

Pedro Almodóvar

Pedro Almodóvar“Keep it on the rails”

Imran Amed

Imran Amed“There’s a new authenticity”

Dean and Dan Caten

Dean and Dan Caten“We try it all on”

Wes Anderson

Wes Anderson“We are usually doing it one way”

Tadao Ando

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

Iris Apfel

Iris Apfel“You can’t learn style”

Ini Archibong

Ini Archibong“I have to stay spiritually in tune”

Giorgio Armani

Giorgio Armani“We all need to step up”

Ólafur Arnalds

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

Darren Aronofsky

Darren Aronofsky“I wish I could be more manipulative”

Daniel Arsham

Daniel Arsham“It can take years to get there”

Elena Arzak

Elena Arzak“We need to be open to change”

Benoît Astier de Villatte and Ivan Pericoli

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

Sheila Atim

Sheila Atim“This is who we are”

Ayesha Harruna Attah

Ayesha Harruna Attah“I’m in constant conversation”

Colleen Atwood

Colleen Atwood“You want them to resonate”

David Bailey

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

Christian Bale

Christian Bale“I like being responsible for myself”

Michael Ballhaus

Michael Ballhaus“Nobody can hurt me”

Antonio Banderas

Antonio Banderas“I live in the mystery”

Paul Banks

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

Dan Barber

Dan Barber“Tension is resolved through flavor”

Javier Bardem

Javier Bardem“My slate is clean”

Fabien Baron

Fabien Baron“We’ve just seen the beginning”

Georg Baselitz

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

Jon Batiste

Jon Batiste“I’m a link in a chain”

Noah Baumbach

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

Vanessa Beecroft

Vanessa Beecroft“I’m repulsed by pop culture”

Yves Béhar

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

Jamie Bell

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

Kyle Bell

Kyle Bell“I can do this”

Monica Bellucci

Monica Bellucci“I like to explore the dark side”

Umit Benan

Umit Benan“I was losing my identity”

Harry Benson

Harry Benson“I’m keeping their image alive”

Pierre Bergé

Pierre Bergé“Yves died at the right time”

Edward Berger

Edward Berger“All it takes is a good script”

Benjamin Bernheim

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

Vineet Bhatia

Vineet Bhatia“You have to question things”

Susanne Bier

Susanne Bier“I never looked back”

Juliette Binoche

Juliette Binoche“You have to be more intelligent”

Jane Birkin

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

Manolo Blahnik

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

Peter Blake

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

Mykki Blanco

Mykki Blanco“I was in an existential place”

Barry Blitt

Barry Blitt“A joke cuts through everything”

Andrea Bocelli

Andrea Bocelli“Life has been good to me”

Gab Bois

Gab Bois“If it’s yours, it’ll come”

Massimo Bottura

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

Daniel Boulud

Daniel Boulud“There was such camaraderie”

T.C. Boyle

T.C. Boyle“We are animals”

Mr. Brainwash

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

Marco Brambilla

Marco Brambilla“There’s too much going on”

Kenneth Branagh

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

Jeff Bridges

Jeff Bridges“Life is my guru”

Mark Bridges

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

Adrien Brody

Adrien Brody“I don’t have an option”

AA Bronson

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

The Chemical Brothers

The Chemical Brothers“That feeling lives with you”

Thom Browne

Thom Browne“You need to have conviction”

Carla Bruni

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

Manu Buffara

Manu Buffara“Simple things reconnect us with life”

Steve Buscemi

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

David Byrne

David Byrne“We did okay”

Nicolas Cage

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

Michael Caine

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

James Cameron

James Cameron“All my movies are love stories”

Helen Cammock

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

Jane Campion

Jane Campion“It has to go beyond”

Coco Capitán

Coco Capitán“We have gone to the other extreme”

Steve Carell

Steve Carell“It’s different every time”

Jim Carrey

Jim Carrey“There is no me”

Ruth E. Carter

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

Pelle Cass

Pelle Cass“I never fabricate”

Vincent Cassel

Vincent Cassel“Keep the mystery alive”

Maurizio Cattelan

Maurizio Cattelan“Show them life”

Nick Cave

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

Henry Cavill

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

Claude Chabrol

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

Don Cheadle

Don Cheadle“Movies are not attempting to educate you”

Judy Chicago

Judy Chicago“Get used to it!”

David Chipperfield

David Chipperfield“There is no defining moment”

Seong-Jin Cho

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


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

Ferdinando Cito Filomarino

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

Larry Clark

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

Francesco Clemente

Francesco Clemente“Making art is to time-travel”

Glenn Close

Glenn Close“My passion is exactly the same”

Jarvis Cocker

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

Chris Cole

Chris Cole“Skateboarding had it all”

Petra Collins

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

Olivia Colman

Olivia Colman“It will always be a mystery”

Nina Compton

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

Michel Comte

Michel Comte“We need to listen to nature”

Claudia Comte

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

Bill Conti

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

Thomas Joshua Cooper

Thomas Joshua Cooper“Preparation is all you can do”

Sofia Coppola

Sofia Coppola“Film is our family business”

Anton Corbijn

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

Elvis Costello

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

Marion Cotillard

Marion Cotillard“My dream was simple”

Wayne Coyne

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

Bryan Cranston

Bryan Cranston“I want to slow it down”

Russell Crowe

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

Benedict Cumberbatch

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

Denzel Curry

Denzel Curry“I have no regrets”

Willem Dafoe

Willem Dafoe“You are not driving it”

Matt Damon

Matt Damon“These types of movies are going away”

Hélène Darroze

Hélène Darroze“Good taste is in my DNA”

Clive Davis

Clive Davis“You’ve got to earn it”

Amalia Dayan and Daniella Luxembourg

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

Brian De Palma

Brian De Palma“You have to battle”

Simon de Pury

Simon de Pury“Curiosity is my engine”

Richard Deacon

Richard Deacon“A stop, but not a finish”

Andreas Deja

Andreas Deja“Realism is the tough part”

Guillermo del Toro

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

Julie Delpy

Julie Delpy“People should care about who they are”

Thomas Demand

Thomas Demand“Aesthetics are inevitable”

Judi Dench

Judi Dench“I have an irrational fear of boredom”

Catherine Deneuve

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

Bruce Dern

Bruce Dern“You’ve got to keep accelerating”

Laura Dern

Laura Dern“We have to evolve together”

Danny DeVito

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

Agyness Deyn

Agyness Deyn“I’ve mellowed out”

Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio“I am a lot calmer now”

Matt Dillon

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

Peter Dinklage

Peter Dinklage“The fight is all”

Tara Donovan

Tara Donovan“I don’t map it at all”

Garance Doré

Garance Doré“I want to keep the distance”

David Doubilet

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

Michael Douglas

Michael Douglas“Youth is wasted on the young”

Richard Dreyfuss

Richard Dreyfuss“I have achieved all my dreams”

Mark Duplass

Mark Duplass“It’s a dog fight”

Sylvia Earle

Sylvia Earle“Everything on earth connects”

Bret Easton Ellis

Bret Easton Ellis“You can’t lie anymore”

Alexander Ebert

Alexander Ebert“I was constantly in trouble”

Joel Edgerton

Joel Edgerton“I create my freedom around that”

Ludovico Einaudi

Ludovico Einaudi“It was like a ritual”

Jesse Eisenberg

Jesse Eisenberg“I’m not being tricked”

Chiwetel Ejiofor

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

Alexander Ekman

Alexander Ekman“My view of success has changed”

Idris Elba

Idris Elba“The process is like a jigsaw puzzle”

Danny Elfman

Danny Elfman“I’m wired in this way”

Olafur Eliasson

Olafur Eliasson“Things go wrong and we celebrate it”

Marianne Elliott

Marianne Elliott“You’re there to change lives”

Tracee Ellis Ross

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

Paloma Elsesser

Paloma Elsesser“I’m living less fearfully”

Leonor Espinosa

Leonor Espinosa“I’ve always been rebellious”

Kean Etro

Kean Etro“We are the outsiders”

Sharon Eyal

Sharon Eyal“The story comes from inside the body”

Eva Fàbregas

Eva Fàbregas“My sculptures are endlessly becoming”

Colin Farrell

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

Abel Ferrara

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

Will Ferrell

Will Ferrell“I am kind of boring to me”

Ralph Fiennes

Ralph Fiennes“One’s vanity is always there”

Colin Firth

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

Claudia Fleming

Claudia Fleming“I am out here on a limb”

Peter Fonda

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

Tom Ford

Tom Ford“I am really a loner after all”

Francis Ford Coppola

Francis Ford Coppola“It’s a devastating decision”

Ken Forkish

Ken Forkish“It just drew me”

Nicola Formichetti

Nicola Formichetti“There will be a backlash”

William Forsythe

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

Jodie Foster

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

Nils Frahm

Nils Frahm“Everything can be used for the music”

Black Francis

Black Francis“It doesn’t feel like anger”

James Franco

James Franco“I do all my homework”

René Frank

René Frank“You need to take that risk”

Brendan Fraser

Brendan Fraser“I am not a stranger to that”

Stephen Frears

Stephen Frears“Failure is where you learn”

Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman“Strive for pleasure and peace”

Nelly Furtado

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

Pierre Gagnaire

Pierre Gagnaire“We’re obsessed with the superficial”

Ryan Gander

Ryan Gander“It wants your attention”

Gabriela Garcia

Gabriela Garcia“There are pieces of me in everything”

Gael García Bernal

Gael García Bernal“Growing up is such a gift”

Andrew Garfield

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

Richard Gere

Richard Gere“We are all in this together”

Ricky Gervais

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

Tavi Gevinson

Tavi Gevinson“What is this exclusivity protecting?”

Lina Ghotmeh

Lina Ghotmeh“Identity is never fixed”

Gilbert & George

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

Terry Gilliam

Terry Gilliam“Things happen”

Milton Glaser

Milton Glaser“We’re all in it together”

Ira Glass

Ira Glass“All you can do is make work”

Susan Goldberg

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

Jeff Goldblum

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

Will Goldfarb

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

Noah Goldstein

Noah Goldstein“I’ve always trusted my taste”

Michel Gondry

Michel Gondry“I believe in Utopia”

Chilly Gonzales

Chilly Gonzales“I try to pull the curtain back”

Randall Goosby

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

Ludwig Göransson

Ludwig Göransson“I’m building a puzzle”

Douglas Gordon

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

Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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

Denise Gough

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

Jon Gray

Jon Gray“Home is where the heart is”

Craig Green

Craig Green“Keep making that weird stuff”


Grimes“I want to be the best”

Katharina Grosse

Katharina Grosse“I don’t see limits”

Luca Guadagnino

Luca Guadagnino“I try to surrender to my evidences”

Hildur Guðnadóttir

Hildur Guðnadóttir“That’s when things come alive”

Davis Guggenheim

Davis Guggenheim“I want to keep breaking the rules”

Rebecca Hall

Rebecca Hall“People are still people”

Laird Hamilton

Laird Hamilton“You should be scared”

Albert Hammond Jr.

Albert Hammond Jr.“I loved pushing that boundary”

Woody Harrelson

Woody Harrelson“I have hypnotized myself”

Robert Harris

Robert Harris“Power is of endless interest”

Sam Harris

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

Zakiya Dalila Harris

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

Debbie Harry

Debbie Harry“The music speaks for itself”

Mona Hatoum

Mona Hatoum“It’s about shattering the familiar”

Tony Hawk

Tony Hawk“Finally they figured it out!”

Ethan Hawke

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

Richie Hawtin

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

Todd Haynes

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

Matty Healy

Matty Healy“Nostalgia is beautiful”

Pierre Hermé

Pierre Hermé“It comes from curiosity”

Werner Herzog

Werner Herzog“Trust in my wild fantasies”

Sheila Heti

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

Emile Hirsch

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

Thomas Hirschhorn

Thomas Hirschhorn“It is an emancipatory gesture”

Thomas Hoepker

Thomas Hoepker“No rehearsal, just one click”

Florian Hoffmeister

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

Yngve Holen

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

Alex Honnold

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

Peter Hook

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

Anthony Hopkins

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

Dennis Hopper

Dennis Hopper“I thought I had power”

Roni Horn

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

Nick Hornby

Nick Hornby“You can wait forever for the muse”

Viktor & Rolf

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

Francine Houben

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

Margaret Howell

Margaret Howell“The clothes become a part of you”

Fana Hues

Fana Hues“It feels like completion”

Daniel Humm

Daniel Humm“This is enough”

Charlie Hunnam

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

John Hurt

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

Armando Iannucci

Armando Iannucci“There are no rules anymore”

Yoshihiro Imai

Yoshihiro Imai“Ego is not edible”

Anne Imhof

Anne Imhof“You get bolder over time”

Alejandro Iñárritu

Alejandro Iñárritu“There is no way you can stop”

Bjarke Ingels

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

Space Invader

Space Invader“You own the city”

Kazuo Ishiguro

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

Kenneth Ize

Kenneth Ize“Clothes tell us about who we are”

Curtis ‘50 Cent’ Jackson

Curtis ‘50 Cent’ Jackson“Money is freedom”

Mick Jagger

Mick Jagger“Excess was the order of the day”

LeBron James

LeBron James“The fame never got to me”

Lily James

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

Jim Jarmusch

Jim Jarmusch“What are they afraid of?”

Margo Jefferson

Margo Jefferson“Criticism demands authority”

Jóhann Jóhannsson

Jóhann Jóhannsson“Does it speak simply and directly?”

Rashid Johnson

Rashid Johnson“I can do this?”

Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson“It comes with the game”

Allen Jones

Allen Jones“There’s nothing you can do”

Bong Joon-ho

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

Miranda July

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

Daniel Kaluuya

Daniel Kaluuya“Making it is not impossible”

Christopher Kane

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

Anish Kapoor

Anish Kapoor“I have nothing to say”

Garry Kasparov

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

Mary Katrantzou

Mary Katrantzou“It’s impossible not to doubt”

Bronwyn Katz

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

Charlie Kaufman

Charlie Kaufman“I don’t believe in rules”

Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall

Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall“The stakes have changed”

Francis Kéré

Francis Kéré“There’s an element of fantasy”

Alicia Keys

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

Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman“You choose the path”

Lily King

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

Ben Kingsley

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

Vanessa Kirby

Vanessa Kirby“Empathy is the job for an actor”

Nicholas Kirkwood

Nicholas Kirkwood“You have to know your craft”

Ragnar Kjartansson

Ragnar Kjartansson“I know how to hide my tracks”

Calvin Klein

Calvin Klein“I like the element of surprise”

Kevin Kline

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

Nick Knight

Nick Knight“I commit with my heart and soul”

Keira Knightley

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

Hannelore Knuts

Hannelore Knuts“This was only the introduction”

Studio KO

Studio KO“As long as it feels honest”

Diane Kruger

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

Mila Kunis

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

Ellen Kuras

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

Rachel Kushner

Rachel Kushner“There’s this lens over life”

Lianne La Havas

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

David LaChapelle

David LaChapelle“Everything was dramatic”

Brigitte Lacombe

Brigitte Lacombe“My entire life has been my work”

Jennifer Lame

Jennifer Lame“I loved the puzzle of the process”

Deborah Landau

Deborah Landau“The familiar is made strange again”

Jon Landau

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

Deborah Landis

Deborah Landis“Costumes are talismans”

Caleb Landry Jones

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

Diane Lane

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

Frank Langella

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

Brie Larson

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

Jude Law

Jude Law“It's not you”

Ang Lee

Ang Lee“No one can see what’s coming”

Spike Lee

Spike Lee“I’m not a quitter”

Dennis Lehane

Dennis Lehane“It’s a question of interest”

Yoann Lemoine

Yoann Lemoine“I’m not there yet”

Melissa Leo

Melissa Leo“Acting has given me a purpose”

Pía León

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

Sugar Ray Leonard

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

Jonathan Lethem

Jonathan Lethem“Be a dark horse!”

Jared Leto

Jared Leto“Every film has changed my life”

Dominique Lévy

Dominique Lévy“You need to constantly refill”

Matthew Libatique

Matthew Libatique“That’s not lost on me”

Daniel Libeskind

Daniel Libeskind“I never had a goal”

Carol Lim & Humberto Leon

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

Peter Lindbergh

Peter Lindbergh“Beauty has nothing to do with youth”

Jan Lisiecki

Jan Lisiecki“The music speaks for itself”

Robert Longo

Robert Longo“I went back to the beginning”

Flying Lotus

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

Liza Lou

Liza Lou“Survival is at the core of it”

Maja Lunde

Maja Lunde“I never start with a message”

David Lynch

David Lynch“Stories should have the suffering”

Winy Maas

Winy Maas“Loyalty has its limits”

Seth MacFarlane

Seth MacFarlane“There’s room for all”

George MacKay

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

Julian MacKay

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

Tomas Maier

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

Philipp Mainzer

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

Rami Malek

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

John Malkovich

John Malkovich“I am not in any hurry”

Frédéric Malle

Frédéric Malle“Something had to change”

Francis Mallmann

Francis Mallmann“Human beings need contradictions”

Dieuveil Malonga

Dieuveil Malonga“Food has no borders”

Shirley Manson

Shirley Manson“I’m enough for me”

Federico Marchetti

Federico Marchetti“You cannot be a follower”

Johnny Marr

Johnny Marr“Who cares about authentic?”

Rob Marshall

Rob Marshall“There’s nothing like it”

Yann Martel

Yann Martel“You have to open yourself”

Stacy Martin

Stacy Martin“The film saves me”

Nick Mason

Nick Mason“No one owes anyone anything”

Gabriel Massan

Gabriel Massan“Anything is possible”

Marlee Matlin

Marlee Matlin“That’s what keeps me going”

Thom Mayne

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

Missy Mazzoli

Missy Mazzoli“Struggle is part of the process”

James McAvoy

James McAvoy“I don’t feel entitled”

Steve McCurry

Steve McCurry“It’s like hitting a drum”

Ryan McGinley

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

Wayne McGregor

Wayne McGregor“I see beauty in the dysfunctional”

Ian McKellen

Ian McKellen“The journey goes on”

Steve McQueen

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

Coco Mellors

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

Lubomyr Melnyk

Lubomyr Melnyk“It has to be lived”

Sam Mendes

Sam Mendes“No one is owed anything”

Alan Menken

Alan Menken“Always be in love with the process”

James Mercer

James Mercer“Everyone was too cool to care”

Joel Meyerowitz

Joel Meyerowitz“You have to let go of something”

Mads Mikkelsen

Mads Mikkelsen“That’s how we defined it”

Benjamin Millepied

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

Sienna Miller

Sienna Miller“It’s always a dilemma”

Jeff Mills

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

Angela Missoni

Angela Missoni“You cannot live in the past”

Robert Montgomery

Robert Montgomery“I tend to like the pathetic”

Julianne Moore

Julianne Moore“We want to feel something”

Saad Moosajee

Saad Moosajee“You have to resonate with it”

Erdem Moralioglu

Erdem Moralioglu“She’s so many different people”

Giorgio Moroder

Giorgio Moroder“I was always interested in the hits”

Sarah Morris

Sarah Morris“There is no outside”

Viggo Mortensen

Viggo Mortensen“Experience should free you”

Benjamin Moser

Benjamin Moser“What is too much experience?”

Elisabeth Moss

Elisabeth Moss“Truth is stranger than fiction”

Ebon Moss-Bachrach

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

Nico Muhly

Nico Muhly“Pick your battles”

Dennis Muren

Dennis Muren“There’s a magic to it”

Róisín Murphy

Róisín Murphy“Everything became about music”

Bill Murray

Bill Murray“It’s more intake than output”

Ebecho Muslimova

Ebecho Muslimova“Making art is not a pleasant feeling”

Yukimi Nagano

Yukimi Nagano“I don’t feel any pressure”

Ohad Naharin

Ohad Naharin“What is this something else?”

Niki Nakayama

Niki Nakayama“Everything about me knows it”

Daisuke Nakazawa

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

The National

The National“At peace with the darkness”

Liam Neeson

Liam Neeson“I created my own luck”

Shirin Neshat

Shirin Neshat“You can’t demystify a myth”

David Newman

David Newman“You’re bonded to it”

Jack Nicholson

Jack Nicholson“I put on a good show”

Christoph Niemann

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

Bill Nighy

Bill Nighy“If everybody laughs, job done”

Magnus Nilsson

Magnus Nilsson“It was something that I always knew”

Christopher Nolan

Christopher Nolan“I did not intend any message”

Edward Norton

Edward Norton“It’s about balance”

Lupita Nyong’o

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

Stewart O’Nan

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

Hans Ulrich Obrist

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

Leslie Odom Jr.

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

Nick Offerman

Nick Offerman“I have a pugilist in me”

Elizabeth Olsen

Elizabeth Olsen“I just had to step it up”

Catherine Opie

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

Rita Ora

Rita Ora“I didn't have the answers”

William Orbit

William Orbit“I’m absolutely open”

Gabriel Orozco

Gabriel Orozco“I try to be disappointing”

Yotam Ottolenghi

Yotam Ottolenghi“I am more of a conductor”

Rick Owens

Rick Owens“I never had that much to lose”

Genesis Owusu

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

David Oyelowo

David Oyelowo“You are not the center”

François Ozon

François Ozon“I don't suffer”

Al Pacino

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

Trevor Paglen

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

Chuck Palahniuk

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

Lyn Paolo

Lyn Paolo“I love creating those worlds”

Dennis Paphitis

Dennis Paphitis“Life without some excess, forget it”

Arlo Parks

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

Martin Parr

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

Robert Pattinson

Robert Pattinson“Everyone wants you to be so vanilla”

Sarah Paulson

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

John Pawson

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

Alexander Payne

Alexander Payne“I was far from the most talented”

Guy Pearce

Guy Pearce“Where’s my conviction?”

Tiler Peck

Tiler Peck“I’ve always been a storyteller”


Pelé“My father and my mother closed the machine”

César Pelli

César Pelli“One aspires for the sky”

Sean Penn

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

Willo Perron

Willo Perron“I never wanted to be very singular”

Gaetano Pesce

Gaetano Pesce“The future is a beautiful time”

David J. Peterson

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

Elizabeth Peyton

Elizabeth Peyton“History is contained within people”

Julia Peyton-Jones

Julia Peyton-Jones“You need that virtuous circle”

Wally Pfister

Wally Pfister“I had to shift to storytelling”

Anne-Sophie Pic

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

Stefano Pilati

Stefano Pilati“I used to divide people”

Freida Pinto

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

Michael Pitt

Michael Pitt“Don’t give yourself an out”

Gary Player

Gary Player“I have no intention of slowing down”

Robert Polidori

Robert Polidori“Why is there a line?”

Michael Pollan

Michael Pollan“We vote with our forks”

Sarah Polley

Sarah Polley“It felt so revolutionary”

Sergei Polunin

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

Sandy Powell

Sandy Powell“This is where I want to stay”

Alex Prager

Alex Prager“The idea is more important than anything”

Chris Pratt

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

Antoine Predock

Antoine Predock“You keep the doorway open”

Rodrigo Prieto

Rodrigo Prieto“It’s all about emphasizing emotions”

Gareth Pugh

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

Pusha T

Pusha T“People can hear passion”

Zachary Quinto

Zachary Quinto“I have a different journey”

Robert Rabensteiner

Robert Rabensteiner“It’s all related to dreams”

Daniel Radcliffe

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

Tahar Rahim

Tahar Rahim“Why recreate when you can create?”

Sam Raimi

Sam Raimi“It’s done in earnestness”

Mel Ramos

Mel Ramos“Why not be naked in public?”

Charlotte Rampling

Charlotte Rampling“You have to be brave”

Natacha Ramsay-Levi

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

Joshua Ramus

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

Tim Raue

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

John C. Reilly

John C. Reilly“We all owe a debt”

Rob Reiner

Rob Reiner“I believe in it”

Elena Reygadas

Elena Reygadas“We’ve found the balance”

Robert Richardson

Robert Richardson“I try to be a chameleon”

Max Richter

Max Richter“I like to get to the essentials”

Eric Ripert

Eric Ripert“Anger is a weakness”

Craig Roberts

Craig Roberts“Nobody knows what’s going on”

Mick Rock

Mick Rock“I blame the name”

Sam Rockwell

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

Sonny Rollins

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

Alison Roman

Alison Roman“There’s no assignment”

Mark Ronson

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

Jon Ronson

Jon Ronson“I’m interested in hypocrisy”

Thaddaeus Ropac

Thaddaeus Ropac“People are hungry for new art”

Ana Roš

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

Isabella Rossellini

Isabella Rossellini“Things will come back”

Renzo Rosso

Renzo Rosso“We have gained respect”

Eric Roth

Eric Roth“Screenwriting is a bastardized form of art”

Tim Roth

Tim Roth“It was our turn now”

Johnny Rotten

Johnny Rotten“I love chemical imbalances”

Olivier Rousteing

Olivier Rousteing“You fight through the night”

Paolo Roversi

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

Norman Jean Roy

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

Geoffrey Rush

Geoffrey Rush“Why have we become this way?”

Salman Rushdie

Salman Rushdie“The curse of an interesting life”

Tom Sachs

Tom Sachs“Consumerism was a ritual”

Jonathan Safran Foer

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

Stefan Sagmeister

Stefan Sagmeister“Function alone is not doing it”

Agustina San Martin

Agustina San Martin“I refuse to be one thing”

Arturo Sandoval

Arturo Sandoval“Focus on today”

André Saraiva

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

Susan Sarandon

Susan Sarandon“Let’s hope it changes”

Richard Saul Wurman

Richard Saul Wurman“My world is a lattice”

Peter Saville

Peter Saville“I never had to answer to anyone”

Steve Schapiro

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

Ole Scheeren

Ole Scheeren“How can we break the mold?”

Maisie Schloss

Maisie Schloss“It’s so deeply my aesthetic”

Julian Schnabel

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

Martin Schoeller

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

Paul Schrader

Paul Schrader“That day is gone”

Ian Schrager

Ian Schrager“It was like a lightning bolt”

Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer“That’s all I can ask for”

Jason Schwartzman

Jason Schwartzman“I enter a weird mode”

Ridley Scott

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

Rodney Scott

Rodney Scott“You’ve got to stay patient”

Deborah L. Scott

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

Kristin Scott Thomas

Kristin Scott Thomas“You forget how much it hurts”

Sean Scully

Sean Scully“The poet was always in me”

David Sedaris

David Sedaris“What do I write about now?”

Todd Selby

Todd Selby“Start your own thing”

José Selgas and Lucía Cano

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

Mark Seliger

Mark Seliger“Let’s do something special”

Adam Selman

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

Philip Selway

Philip Selway“Allow yourself to be in the moment”

Chloë Sevigny

Chloë Sevigny“I am leaning towards mysticism”

Michael Shannon

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

Thea Sharrock

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

Tye Sheridan

Tye Sheridan“You have to rise to the moment”

Sean Sherman

Sean Sherman“There’s a lot to uncover”

Chiharu Shiota

Chiharu Shiota“The fear is necessary”

Kiernan Shipka

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

David Shrigley

David Shrigley“There is room for everything”

M. Night Shyamalan

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

Saniyya Sidney

Saniyya Sidney“This is what I want to do”

Newton Thomas Sigel

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

Sarah Silverman

Sarah Silverman“Usually I’m the idiot”

J.K. Simmons

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

Gary Simmons

Gary Simmons“You want to create questions”

Raf Simons

Raf Simons“The process never stops”

Stellan Skarsgård

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

Patti Smith

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

Paul Smith

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

Kiki Smith

Kiki Smith“I just try to follow it”

Clare Smyth

Clare Smyth“You’re always storing things”

Steven Soderbergh

Steven Soderbergh“I can’t reverse a trend”

Hajime Sorayama

Hajime Sorayama“Creating is my freedom”

Aaron Sorkin

Aaron Sorkin“That takes quite an ego”

Mario Sorrenti

Mario Sorrenti“There has to be intimacy”

Pete Souza

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

Carla Sozzani

Carla Sozzani“You need generosity to do this”

Erik Spiekermann

Erik Spiekermann“A good concept will survive forever”

Gunner Stahl

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

Simon Starling

Simon Starling“The practice has its own momentum”

Ralph Steadman

Ralph Steadman“The line becomes more aggressive”

Gerhard Steidl

Gerhard Steidl“I turn everything upside down”

Pat Steir

Pat Steir“I avoid struggle”

Oliver Stone

Oliver Stone“I’m braced for disappointment”

Emma Stone

Emma Stone“Anxiety in its essence is fear”

Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep“I'm not always happy”

Thomas Struth

Thomas Struth“Now you've made it”

Dimore Studio

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

Hilary Swank

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

Sarah Sze

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

Małgorzata Szumowska

Małgorzata Szumowska“It’s so unpredictable”

Chaitanya Tamhane

Chaitanya Tamhane“I want to find my own language”

Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Tarantino“It’s a corrupted cinema”

Audrey Tautou

Audrey Tautou“Who is the artist?”

Kiri Te Kanawa

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

Juergen Teller

Juergen Teller“You know when the work is good”

Yann Tiersen

Yann Tiersen“Music is not language”

Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake“Be in the moment”

Liesl Tommy

Liesl Tommy“Let your instincts take over”

Cosey Fanni Tutti

Cosey Fanni Tutti“It’s like a metamorphosis”

Mike Tyson

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

Lars Ulrich

Lars Ulrich“So far, so good”

Christine Vachon

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


Valentino“I am somebody with taste, of course”

Arnaud Vaillant and Sébastien Meyer

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

Sumayya Vally

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

Gus Van Sant

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

Kris Van Assche

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

Dries Van Noten

Dries Van Noten“I want to show reality”

Ben van Berkel

Ben van Berkel“I want to stay experimental”

Iris van Herpen

Iris van Herpen“I try to stretch the boundaries”

Willy Vanderperre

Willy Vanderperre“You have to constantly reinterpret”

Axel Vervoordt

Axel Vervoordt“I like evolution, not revolution”

Stuart Vevers

Stuart Vevers“I enjoy a big shift”

Ed Viesturs

Ed Viesturs“Push yourself to another level”

Alicia Vikander

Alicia Vikander“You just work through it”

Leo Villareal

Leo Villareal“There’s no agenda”

Rolando Villazón

Rolando Villazón“It’s a liberating feeling”

Lindsey Vonn

Lindsey Vonn“Mind over matter”

Eric Wahlforss

Eric Wahlforss“We had nothing else”

Rufus Wainwright

Rufus Wainwright“I don’t preach”

Taika Waititi

Taika Waititi“No idea is final”

Christopher Walken

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

Andrew Kevin Walker

Andrew Kevin Walker“It still gave me nightmares”

Mark Wallinger

Mark Wallinger“A perfect mirror throws back everything”

Christoph Waltz

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

Denzel Washington

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

John Waters

John Waters“Stop blaming your parents”

Roger Waters

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

Albert Watson

Albert Watson“You never get that day back”

Ari Wegner

Ari Wegner“It’s a really connected experience”

Lawrence Weiner

Lawrence Weiner“There’s no secret in words”

Marion Weiss and Michael Manfredi

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

Andro Wekua

Andro Wekua“This is much more vulnerable”

Irvine Welsh

Irvine Welsh“Failure is more interesting”

Wim Wenders

Wim Wenders“Everything I loved I had to defend”

Tony Wheeler

Tony Wheeler“I want to try somewhere different”

Whitney White

Whitney White“Just keep expanding”

Colson Whitehead

Colson Whitehead“All our former selves are still there”

Rachel Whiteread

Rachel Whiteread“I can let anything happen”

Olivia Wilde

Olivia Wilde“It lights you up”

Maisie Williams

Maisie Williams“I’ve learned to protect myself”

Robert Wilson

Robert Wilson“It’s okay to get lost”

Owen Wilson

Owen Wilson“You just go with it”

Don Winslow

Don Winslow“I like being scorned”

Andrew Wong

Andrew Wong“Authenticity is fluid”

Catherine Wood

Catherine Wood“How can we inhabit the image?”

Elijah Wood

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

Robin Wright

Robin Wright“We’re always compromising”

Edgar Wright

Edgar Wright“It becomes a bit like alchemy”

Joe Wright

Joe Wright“It’s a matter of feeling”

Jason Wu

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

Erwin Wurm

Erwin Wurm“It only exists at this one time”

Rose Wylie

Rose Wylie“If it works, it works”

Yohji Yamamoto

Yohji Yamamoto“People have started wasting fashion”

Ma Yansong

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

Anton Yelchin

Anton Yelchin“There are no real answers”

Sonya Yoncheva

Sonya Yoncheva“Art cannot be lost”

Neil Young

Neil Young“You have to break out of it”

Charles Yu

Charles Yu“Reality is taking notes from fiction”

Renée Zellweger

Renée Zellweger“I try to concentrate on something true”

Chloé Zhao

Chloé Zhao“I call it the age of innocence”

Hans Zimmer

Hans Zimmer“You are forever in that dream world”