Thoughts on art

Art has been buried many times but has always revived. It is without doubt that its effect is hindered by the television and the computer in our hasty world.

Sculpture is also desperately looking for its place in this nervous world. It is a real shame that the latest trends are usually concerned with their own boundaries looking at these from quite an egocentric view. They simply forget the still valid goal of representing thoughts, feelings and spatial experiences of shapes in a synthesized way.

I have ambivalent feelings towards the future of my profession but I hope that, sculpture originating from what is essential to humankind, it cannot cease. It's easy to see its significance if we think about history: cave drawings were made at the same time as the essential stone tools and among many sculptures the Venus of Willendorf was also born...

Pálfy Gusztáv
Jin-jang (2005.)