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On art

By January 1, 2010January 12th, 2023No Comments

Take an object. Do something to it. Do something else to it. — Jasper Johns

Inspiration is for amateurs; the rest of us just show up and get to work. — Chuck Close

Use what is dominant in culture to change it. — Jenny Holzer

Don’t understand me too quickly. — André Gide

One is a painter because one wants so-called freedom; one doesn’t want to go to the office every morning. — Marcel Duchamp

I believe that art is the only form of activity in which man as man shows himself as a true individual . — Marcel Duchamp

I am interested in what gets us to stop and look, as opposed to simply consuming images passively. — John Baldessari

The more polarities a work deals with the more it imitates life itself. — Jeff Koons

I want to put painting once again at the service of the mind. — Marcel Duchamp

Start with a broom and finish with a needle. — Cezanne?

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