The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life. Since man is mortal, the only immortality possible for him is to leave something behind him that is immortal since it will always move.

The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life… and hold it fixed so that 100 years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again.