Jean Dubuffet

Jean Dubuffet

French painter and art theorist
I have always been haunted by the feeling that the painter has much to gain from making use of the forces that tend to work against his actionMore Jean Dubuffet quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In the name of what - except perhaps the coefficient of rarity - does man adorn himself with necklaces of shells and not spider's webs, with fox fur and not fox innards? In the name of what I don't know. Don't dirt, trash and filth, which are man's companions during his whole lifetime, deserve to be dearer to him and isn't it serving him well to remind him of their beauty?More Jean Dubuffet quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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.More Jean Dubuffet quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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 doesn't go to sleep in the bed made for it. It would sooner run away than say its own name: what it likes is to be incognito. Its best moments are when it forgets what its own name is.More Jean Dubuffet quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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