Famous Artists on the Power of Inspirational Art

A great article in the Huff Post that pulls together quotes from famous artists on the power of inspirational art.  Here’s a sampling of some of the inspirational insights…

“Art is more than a series of images that are disembodied. Art is objects that live in real places, economies, spaces, architecture.” -Trevor Paglen

 “Clay is extremely elemental. There is nothing about it that attractive or interesting. It’s just very, very basic. The lack of beauty in its raw state is important to me, because it gives me great freedom.” -Arlene Shechet

“Clay is extremely elemental. There is nothing about it that attractive or interesting. It’s just very, very basic. The lack of beauty in its raw state is important to me, because it gives me great freedom.” -Arlene Shechet

Famous Artists on the Power of Inspirational Art

“The art that we should be doing today in the 21st century is art that is not for the museum, it’s art for the street and people’s lives.” -Tania Bruguera

“There is the artwork that you physically make but there’s also the journey that happens on the inside.” -Leonardo Drew

“To think about the work in terms of truth and lies or truth and fictions is to kill the work.” -Omer Fast

. “Am I a painter? Am I a sculptor? I don’t know. I’m talking to the world while painting on it. Or with it. Or in it.” -Katharina Grosse”

 

“Anyone who’s ever put a stamp on an envelope or a note on their refrigerator knows what it’s like to make a collage. There’s no esoteric technique.”-Elliott Hundley

“Anyone who’s ever put a stamp on an envelope or a note on their refrigerator knows what it’s like to make a collage. There’s no esoteric technique.”-Elliott Hundley

 

 

 

 

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