When anything can be art, art is not much of anything.
If we see an object as a bowl, it may inhibit seeing it as craft, just as seeing it as craft might inhibit seeing it as art. See first; name later.
It matters little if something is 'craft' or 'art.' The question is only this: does it give me pleasure?
In art there is no absolute good or bad, but it is absolute that there is good and bad.
Conceptual art' is an oxymoron. Concepts are articulations of fact or supposition, not attributes of quality.
Art is making something better without knowing what better is until you make it.
No high-minded painter of the last fifty years has been able to come to terms with his art without coming to terms with the problem of cubism.
Art is not truth. Truth conforms to reality. Art invents reality.
Good new art may not look like art. Inspiration doesn't follow style, it creates it.
Postmodernism does not facilitate better art. It rationalizes inferior art by wrapping it in words - a suit of armor with nobody inside.
Whether something is called art is beside the point. What counts is what happens when you ask it to actually be art.
The art consensus is not criteria, it is convenience.
Craft' gets a bad rap. Mediocre art is not caused by craft; it is caused by artists. Good art employs whatever craft works best.
Science is a matter of adjusting language to explain material reality. Art is a matter of adjusting material reality to create a sense of life.
If art depended on content, then one painting of an apple would be as good as the next one.
When art writing seems incomprehensible, chances are it is.
There are too many artists, too many dealers and too much art.
Asking art to express ideas is like asking a Sumo wrestler to play charades.
There is no best way to make art, but there are a lot of better ways.
There is no regional art. The only region left is the art magazine.
Art is like a butterfly fluttering in a meadow. Analysis of art is like a butterfly on a pin. Each has its value, but we must always be aware of the difference, and what is gained or lost.
When you write something new about science, other scientists may not like it but they pay attention because it is subject to proof. When you write something new about art, it is subject only to the reader's discomfort, and will probably be rejected.
Art makes you reinvent the wheel with regularity. If you don't, art gets bored and slips away.
Complete freedom debilitates art but reveals much about character.
Art rides in on pleasure.
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