Anselm Kiefer Quotes

Anselm Kiefer Quotes: When I see a new artist I give myself a lot of time to reflect and decide whether it's art or not.
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Anselm Kiefer Quote: As a child I had no toys; our house was bombed, but there were lots of bricks. Ruins are wonderful because they are the beginning of something new, you can do something with them.
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Quotes about Anselm Kiefer: Art is difficult. It's not entertainment. There are only a few people who can say something about art - it's very restricted. When I see a new artist I give myself a lot of time to reflect and decide whether it's art or not. Buying art is not understanding art.
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Quote about Anselm Kiefer: But I believe above all that I wanted to build the palace of my memory, because my memory is my only homeland.
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Anselm Kiefer Sayings: What does the artist do? He draws connections. He ties the invisible threads between things. He dives into history, be it the history of mankind, the geological history of the Earth or the beginning and end of the manifest cosmos.
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Anselm Kiefer Saying: History speaks to artists. It changes the artist's thinking and is constantly reshaping it into different and unexpected images.
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Sayings about Anselm Kiefer: When, at the end of the 1960s, I became interested in the Nazi era, it was a taboo subject in Germany. No one spoke about it anymore, no more in my house than anywhere else.
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Saying about Anselm Kiefer: As an artist you have to find something that deeply interests you. It's not enough to make art that is about art, to look at Matisse and Picasso and say, how can I paint like them? You have to be obsessed by something that can't come out in any other way, then the other things - the skill and technique - will follow.
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Anselm Kiefer Quotes: I believe art has to take responsibility but it should not give up being art.
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Anselm Kiefer Quote: Not content, but the road the artist takes, is the interesting part.
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