Jean Dubuffet

Jean Dubuffet

French painter and art theorist
For me, insanity is super sanity. The normal is psychotic. Normal means lack of imagination, lack of creativity.More Jean Dubuffet quotes [09/23/2011 08:09:53]
Mud, rubbish and dirt are man's companions all his life; shouldn't they be precious to him, and isn't one doing man's service to remind him of their beauty?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]
There is no art without intoxication. But I mean a mad intoxication! Let reason teeter! Delirium! The highest degree of delirium! Plunged in burning dementia! Art is the most enrapturing orgy within man's reach.. Art must make you laugh a little and make you a little afraid. Anything as long as it doesn't bore.More Jean Dubuffet quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Art should be born from the materials.More Jean Dubuffet quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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