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- " I have always
been very much involved in the pseudo biological cycle of production,
consumption and destruction. And for a long time, I have been anguished
by the fact that one of its most conspicuous material results is
the flooding of our world with junk and rejected odd objects."
- "I don't listen
to what art critics say. I don't know anybody who needs a critic
to find out what art is."
Jean Michel Basquiat
- "The beautiful is
in nature, and it is encountered under the most diverse forms of
reality. Once it is found it belongs to art, or rather to the artist
who discovers it."
- "When I am halfway
there with a painting, it can occasionally be thrilling.. But it
happens very rarely; usually it's agony. I go to great pains to
mask the agony. But the struggle is there. It's the invisible enemy."
- "My audience comprises
everybody, not just the bourgeois. But there are people who don't
take me seriously and that annoys me. I work really, really hard.
I should be bigger than this."
- "I want paint to
work as flesh, I know my idea of portraiture came from dissatisfaction
with portraits that resembled people. I would wish my portraits
to be of the people, not like them. Not having to look at the sitter,
being them. As far as I am concerned, the paint is the person. I
want it to work for me just as the flesh does."
- "Art prices are
determined by the meeting of real or induced scarcity with pure,
irrational desire, and nothing is more manipulable than desire."