The photograph reverses the purpose of travel, which until now had been to encounter the strange and unfamiliar.
Appetite is essentially insatiable, and where it operates as a criterion of both action and enjoyment (that is, everywhere in the Western world since the sixteenth century) it will infallibly discover congenial agencies (mechanical and political) of expression.
Politics will eventually be replaced by imagery. The politician will be only too happy to abdicate in favor of his image, because the image will be much more powerful than he could ever be.
Where the whole man is involved there is no work. Work begins with the division of labor.
The mark of our time is its revulsion against imposed patterns.
Great art speaks a language which every intelligent person can understand. The people who call themselves modernists today speak a different language.
Television brought the brutality of war into the comfort of the living room. Vietnam was lost in the living rooms of America – not on the battlefields of Vietnam.
Money is a poor man’s credit card.
Ideally, advertising aims at the goal of a programmed harmony among all human impulses and aspirations and endeavors. Using handicraft methods, it stretches out toward the ultimate electronic goal of a collective consciousness.
Obsolescence never meant the end of anything, it’s just the beginning.