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John Baldessari Quotes



Quotes by John Baldessari - (12 quotes)

John Baldessari - From the Art category:

If an artist calls it art, it's art. (John Baldessari)

John Baldessari - From the Artists category:

Artists are better at finding a way to kill their time. (John Baldessari)

John Baldessari - From the Artists category:

What the artist does is jump-start your mind and make you see something fresh, as if you were a visitor to the moon. An artist breathes life back into stereotypes. (John Baldessari)

John Baldessari - From the Boredom category:

I will not make any more boring art. (John Baldessari)

John Baldessari - From the Humour category:

That word 'funny' always makes me feel uncomfortable. Because if I were trying to be funny, I would be something like Bill Wegman - he really tries to be funny. I don't try to be funny. It's just that I feel the world is a little bit absurd and off-kilter, and I'm sort of reporting. (John Baldessari)

John Baldessari - From the Opposites category:

I go back and forth between wanting to be abundantly simple and maddeningly complex. (John Baldessari)

John Baldessari - From the Photography category:

I could never figure out why photography and art had separate histories. So I decided to explore both. (John Baldessari)

John Baldessari - From the Questions category:

Well, why is this art? Why isn't that art? (John Baldessari)

John Baldessari - From the Subject category:

Look at the subject as if you have never seen it before. Examine it from every side. Draw its outline with your eyes or in the air with your hands, and saturate yourself with it. (John Baldessari)

John Baldessari - From the Subject category:

Look at the subject as if you have never seen it before. Examine it from every side. Draw its outline with your eyes or in the air with your hands, and saturate yourself with it. (John Baldessari)

John Baldessari - From the Success category:

If you're smart, you abandon the things that didn't work out so well, and you enlarge upon the things that seem to be successful. (John Baldessari)

John Baldessari - From the Teaching category:

When I think I'm teaching, I'm probably not. When I don't think I'm teaching, I probably am. (John Baldessari)