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Tadao Ando Quotes > There is a role and function...

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There is a role and function for beauty in our time.
Tadao Ando
About: Beauty, Time

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Without realizing it, the individual composes his life according to the laws of beauty even in times of greatest distress.
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I can only note that the past is beautiful because one never realises an emotion at the time. It expands later, and thus we don't have complete emotions about the present, only about the past.
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It took me a long time to film the plastic bag, and then I had to get the cut of the scene right. But if you find it as beautiful as the character does, then suddenly it becomes a different movie, and so did he as a character.
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The innocent and the beautiful have no enemy but time.
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