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“My philosophy
like colour TV
is all there
in black and white”
Monty Python

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Art

 A painting is made not by the artist but by those who look at it and grant it their favours. 
 Abstract art: a product of the untalented sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered. 
 An intellectual is a man who says a simple thing in a difficult way; an artist is a man who says a difficult thing in a simple way. 
 Architecture is petrified music. 
 Art has nothing to do with taste, art is not there to be tasted. 
 Art is a lie which shows us the truth. 
El arte es una mentira que nos hace comprender la verdad.
 Art is I; science is we. 
 Art is the signature of man. 
 Art should disturb the comfortable and comfort the disturbed. 
 Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere. 
 Buy old masters. They bring better prices than young mistresses. 
 Dada wouldn't buy me a Bauhaus. 
 I am a deeply superficial person. 
 I don't paint things as I see them; I paint things as I understand them. 
Yo pinto las cosas no como las veo, sino como las pienso.
 If it sells, it's art. 
 In photography everything is so ordinary; it takes a lot of looking before you learn to see the extraordinary. 
 Less is more. God is in the details. 
 My art belongs to Dada. 
 Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away. 
Il semble que la perfection soit atteinte non quand il n'y a plus rien à ajouter, mais quand il n'y a plus rien à retrancher.
 The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera. 
 The less I behave like Whistler's mother the night before, the more I look like her the morning after. 
 The poet ranks far below the painter in the representation of visible things, and far below the musician in that of invisible things. 
 The purpose of life is to create and to procreate. 
 This is either a forgery or a very clever original. 
 True originality consists not in a new manner but in a new vision. 
 Van Gogh was a painter because he had no ear for music. 
 What garlic is to salad, insanity is to art.