Posts tagged Joseph Beuys
Doug Ashford - Conversations with Artists

" Life is certainly changed by art, changed by music, it's changed by the depictions and the context of self-representation that we allow to happen.  But at the same time we are normalized by the world, we are normalized by language, by family.  Art is the interruption of the context of that normalization.  So I don't really know what it would be like if everyone was an artist.  I don't really know what art is for.  I just know that the way it works, now, in my own experience and in the experience of my students with whom I share my doubts, is that it changes the world.”

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