The concept itself came from the material, from the nature of material. His (Brancusi’s) work came from the creativity of the hand, how you hold a saw, what kind of a saw you hold… It was not a question merely of the result but of the process.
Art is a journey into the most unknown thing of all - oneself. Nobody knows his own frontiers… I don’t think I’d ever want to take a road if I knew where it led.
Noguchi about Brancusi