Jean Dubuffet

Jean Dubuffet

French painter and art theorist
Caprice, independence and rebellion, which are opposed to the social order, are essential to the good health of an ethnic group. We shall measure the good health of this group by the number of its delinquents. Nothing is more immobilizing than the spirit of deference.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!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 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]
When I want to draw a camel I no longer limit myself, as I once did, to looking only at camels.More Jean Dubuffet quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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