• Art alone makes life possible - this is how radically I should like to formulate it. I would say that without art man is inconceivable in physiological terms...
    Even the act of peeling a potato can be an artistic act if it is consciously done.

    Interview in "Artforum" Magazine, November 1969; as quoted in "Six Years: The Dematerialization of the Art Object from 1966 to 1972" by Lucy R. Lippard, University of California Press, (p. 121), 1973.