David Bailey Quotes

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David Bailey Quotes

Im not political and I dont judge.
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I hate being so nostalgic about the Sixties.

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If you're curious, London's an amazing place.

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It's not about composition. It's the way you feel about how your objects should relate to each other. I've got lots of African statues and things, and the cleaner arranges them like soldiers, which drives me mad. So I have to rearrange them, and I must drive her mad, because I'm doing anarchy and she's doing military manoeuvres.

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I don't think my work does reflect my nationality - I don't like the idea of nationalism.

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I don't see the point of photographing trees or rocks because they're there and anyone can photograph them if they're prepared to hang around and wait for the light.

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The first half of the 20th century belongs to Picasso, and the second half is about photography. They said digital would kill photography because everyone can do it, but they said that about the box brownie in 1885 when it came out. It makes photography interesting because everyone thinks they can take a picture.

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Girls are more attractive to me than dresses.

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The reason I did fashion was it was the only way to get paid to do anything creative. You couldn't support yourself as an 'artist' - I hate that word. The only way you could be 'arty' was as a fashion photographer, because it still had a certain amount of integrity involved.

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I've always been a bit flip.

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I left school on my 15th birthday.

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I like change. There's something Buddhist about it - continuous change is wonderful.

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I'm not really one for regrets.

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Good shoes are important. I wear English brogues in a wide fitting. They last me years.

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I was ten when I got my first serious beating. It was rough.

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John Parsons, the gay art director at 'Vogue,' really started my career.

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I am not responsible for all the journalists in the past that have told lies.

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I did painting before I did photography.

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I had a terrible time with feminists in the Seventies. They hated me, those women. I think they hated everything.

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My paintings are rubbish.

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