Quotations by Stephen Sprouse
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Born: Saturday, September 12, 1953
Died: Thursday, March 4, 2004 (50 years old)
But after the time there I'd had it with fashion again, so I left to go to architecture school in a summer course at Harvard, which didn't last very long.
(Keywords: Architecture, Time, Fashion, School, Summer)
I don't know if it's a movement, but the only thing new that's happening is that I think music and art and video and fashion are all kind of thrown into one big ball that's on television, and people see that all the time - you see a fusion of all those things.
(Keywords: Art, Music, Time, People, Fashion, Television)
I finished high school there and then I went to Rhode Island School of Design.
(Keywords: Design, School)
I got to the point where I was sick of fashion again, like I was at the end of high school.
(Keywords: End, Fashion, School)
I grew up in Columbus, Indiana, a kind of industrial and farmland place.
I guess you just fall into things when to you're supposed to.
I just really wanted to do art, except when I was taking those photographs of people I would make the clothes that I would photograph them in so I could control the whole thing.
(Keywords: Art, People, Control, Clothes)
I lived in town until I was eight and then I moved nearer the farmland, so I had a mixture.
I watched television a little, but I mostly just drew and read magazines.
I would just sketch everything that was being made for the collections.
Maybe if they all could he combined - art, rock and fashion. Those were always my favorite things.
(Keywords: Art, Fashion, Favorite)
That's how I taught myself how to draw - tracing the ads and petting new clothes on the models.
The photograph, the clothes, the sets - this was about 1974, and I started hanging out with my friend Richard Sold, who was playing in a band with Patti Smith.
(Keywords: Friend, Clothes)
Then I moved down to the Bowery to this building where Debbie Harry lived. It was there that I started combining some clothes for her and continued doing the art and photography.
(Keywords: Art, Building, Clothes, Photography)
When I went to college, I wasn't interested in fashion anymore - I was interested in art.
(Keywords: Art, College, Fashion)