Damien Hirst Quotes

Damien Hirst Quotes: Art is the closest you can get to immortality, though it's a poor substitute - you're working for people not yet born - and people want it because it is brilliant. It ends up in museums anyway; the rich have to give it back to the people, it's their only option. There are no pockets in a shroud.
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Damien Hirst Quote: I think as an artist you have to reinvent yourself every day.
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Quotes about Damien Hirst: I don't really have a career plan.
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Quote about Damien Hirst: Artists are like everybody else.
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Damien Hirst Sayings: I love color. I feel it inside me. It gives me a buzz.
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Damien Hirst Saying: Even as a kid in drawing class, I had real ambition. I wanted to be the best in the class, but there was always some other feller who was better; so I thought, It cant be about being the best, it has to be about the drawing itself, what you do with it. Thats kind of stuck with me.
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Sayings about Damien Hirst: When it comes to the British monarchy, I prefer to be seduced by an image than presented with a real person. It's kind of a Warhol thing.
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Saying about Damien Hirst: I have always been aware that you have to get people listening before you can change their minds. Any artist's big fear is being ignored, so if you get debate, that's great.
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Damien Hirst Quotes: I just do what everybody asks me to do, in terms of media and stuff.
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Damien Hirst Quote: As an artist, you don't stop making art because people are not buying it.
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Quotes about Damien Hirst: I can't wait to get into a position to make really bad art and get away with it. At the moment if I did certain things people would look at it, consider it and then say
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Quote about Damien Hirst: For me, art is always a kind of theater. When I started the spot paintings I made them as an endless series. But I was never serious about it being an endless series. It was just an implied endless series. The theater means you just have to make it look good for that moment in the spotlight.
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Damien Hirst Sayings: As an artist you're looking for universal triggers. You want it both ways. You want it to have an immediate impact, and you want it to have deep meanings as well. I'm striving for both. But I hate it when people write things that sound like they've swallowed a f... dictionary.
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Damien Hirst Saying: I think an ashtray is the most fantastically real thing.
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Sayings about Damien Hirst: But I always liked the fact that you get these totally unacceptable images, but they're taken by a really expensive photographer, with great light, and in terms of the quality of the photograph it's a great photograph, but in terms of imagery it's unacceptable, and I like that contradiction.
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Saying about Damien Hirst: To be an artist is not about fame; it's about art, which is this intangible thing that has got to have lots of integrity, whereas being famous doesn't really take any integrity. But I think you have to admit that you want to be famous, otherwise you can't be an artist. Art and fame together are like a desire to live forever.
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