Andre Malraux Quotes

Andre Malraux Quotes: A large share of our art heritage is now derived from peoples whose idea of art was quite other than ours, and even from peoples to whom the very idea of art meant nothing.
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Andre Malraux Quote: The thrill of creation which we experience which we experience when we see a masterpiece is not unlike the feeling of the artist who created it; such a work is a fragment of the world which he has annexed and which belongs to him alone.
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Quotes about Andre Malraux: In so far as he is a creator, the artist does not belong to a social group already moulded by a culture, but to a culture which he is by way of building up.
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Quote about Andre Malraux: As for the outside world, the artist is confronted by what he sees; but what he sees is primarily what he looks at.
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Andre Malraux Sayings: Man knows that the world is not made on a human scale; and he wishes that it were.
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Andre Malraux Saying: In ceasing to subordinate creative power to any supreme value, modern art has brought home to us the presence of that creative power throughout the whole history of art.
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Sayings about Andre Malraux: The crucial discovery was made that, in order to become painting, the universe seen by the artist had to become a private one created by himself.
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Saying about Andre Malraux: The mind supplies the idea of a nation, but what gives this idea its sentimental force is a community of dreams.
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Andre Malraux Quotes: In a world in which everything is subject to the passing of time, art alone is both subject to time and yet victorious over it.
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Andre Malraux Quote: An artist discovers his genius the day he dares not to please.
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Quotes about Andre Malraux: If modern painters feel qualms about applying the term
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Quote about Andre Malraux: Every young man's heart is a graveyard in which are inscribed the names of a thousand dead artists but whose only actual denizens are a few mighty, often antagonistic, ghosts.
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Andre Malraux Sayings: Could we bring ourselves to feel what the first spectators of an Egyptian statue, or a Romanesque crucifixion, felt, we would make haste to remove them from the Louvre. True, we are trying more and more to gauge the feelings of those first spectators, but without forgetting our own, and we can be contented all the more easily with the mere knowledge of the former, without experiencing them, because all we wish to do is put this knowledge to the work of art.
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