Jean Dubuffet

Jean Dubuffet

French painter and art theorist
The real function of art is to change mental patterns ... making new thought possible.More Jean Dubuffet quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
With respect to the use of this sparkling coloured material (butterfly wings around 1955, fh) - the constituent parts of which remain indistinguishable - with the aim of producing a very vivid effect of scintillation, I realised that, for me, this responds to needs of the same order as those that formerly led me, in many drawings and paintings, to organize my lines and patches of colour so that the objects represented would meld into everything around them, so that the result would be a sort of continuous, universal soMore Jean Dubuffet quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Art is a language, an instrument of knowledge, an instrument of communication.More Jean Dubuffet quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I associated it (the word 'Hourloupe', as title of his longest series of work he made exclusively from 1962 to 1974, fh) by assonance with 'hurler' (to shout), hululer (to howl), loup, (wolf), 'Riquet à la Houppe' and the title of Maupassant's book 'Le Horla', inspired by mental distraction.More Jean Dubuffet quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What culture lacks is the taste for anonymous, innumerable germination. Culture is smitten with counting and measuring; it feels out of place and uncomfortable with the innumerable; its efforts tend, on the contrary, to limit the numbers in all domains; it tries to count on its fingers.More Jean Dubuffet quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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