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Quotes About Art Criticism

Quotes tagged as "art-criticism" (showing 1-10 of 10)
Susan Sontag
“Interpretation is the revenge of the intellectual upon art. ”
Susan Sontag

Freddie Mercury
“Modern paintings are like women, you'll never enjoy them if you try to understand them.”
Freddie Mercury

Banksy
“All artists are willing to suffer for their work. But why are so few prepared
to learn to draw?”
Banksy

John Lennon
“Avant-garde is French for bullshit”
John Lennon

Gore Vidal
“Andy Warhol is the only genius I've ever known with an IQ of 60.”
Gore Vidal

“When your work speaks for itself, don't interrupt.”
Henry J. Kaiser

Nassim Nicholas Taleb
“The problem of knowledge is that there are many more books on birds written by ornithologists than books on birds written by birds and books on ornithologists written by birds”
Nassim Nicholas Taleb, The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms

Oscar Wilde
“The critic will certainly be an interpreter, but he will not treat Art as a riddling Sphinx, whose shallow secret may be guessed and revealed by one whose feet are wounded and who knows not his name. Rather, he will look upon Art as a goddess whose mystery it is his province to intensify, and whose majesty his privilege to make more marvellous in the eyes of men.”
Oscar Wilde, The Critic as Artist

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