Jean Dubuffet Quotes

Jean Dubuffet Quotes: What interests me about thoughts is not the moment when it crystallises into formal ideas but its earlier stages.
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Jean Dubuffet Quote: Our culture is like a garment that does not fit us, or in any case no longer fits us. This culture is like a dead language that no longer has anything in common with the language of the street. It is increasingly alien to our lives.
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Quotes about Jean Dubuffet: The real function of art is to change mental patterns ... making new thought possible.
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Quote about Jean Dubuffet: I have tried to draw the human effigy (and all the other subjects dealt with in my paintings) in an immediate and effective way without any reference to the aesthetic.
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Jean Dubuffet Sayings: Painting is... a richer language than words... Painting operates through signs which are not abstract and incorporeal like words. The signs of painting are much closer to the objects themselves.
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Jean Dubuffet Saying: I had given up ( around 1950, fh) any ambition of making a career as an artist... ..I had lost all interest in the art shown in galleries and museums, and I no longer aspired to fit in that world. I loved the paintings done by children, and my only desire was to do the same for my own pleasure.
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Sayings about Jean Dubuffet: I would like people to see my work as a rehabilitation of scorned values and, in any case, make no mistake about it, a work of ardent celebration.
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Saying about Jean Dubuffet: What seems interesting to me is to reproduce in the figurative representation of an object the whole complex system of impressions we receive in the normal course of everyday life, the way this affects our feelings and the shape it takes in our memory; and it is to this that I have always applied myself.
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