April 20th, 2010

words are sexy

A few random quotes on art

A poet's work is to name the unnameable, to point at fraud, to take sides, start arguments, shape the world, and stop it from going to sleep. Not just poets. --anon. from The Guardian

Irresponsibility is part of the pleasure of all art, it is the part the schools cannot recognize. --Pauline Kael

It seems to me madness to wake up in the morning and do something other than paint, considering that one may not wake up the following morning. --Frank Auerbach
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