John Baldessari Quotes

Top 25 wise famous quotes and sayings by John Baldessari

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John Baldessari quotes: That should be the goal for all art, to be as simple as a flashcard. That should be the goal for all art, to be as simple as a flashcard.
John Baldessari quotes: When I went to art school, I was just having fun. I realised that was the last chance I had, and then I would have to get a job. When I went to art school, I was just having fun. I realised that was the last chance I had, and then I would have to get a job.
John Baldessari quotes: Artists are better at finding a way to kill their time. Artists are better at finding a way to kill their time.
John Baldessari quotes: I always felt like I was right out of Dickens, looking in the window of the Christmas feast, but not at the feast. I always felt like I was right out of Dickens, looking in the window of the Christmas feast, but not at the feast.
John Baldessari quotes: I want to produce images that startle one into recollection. I want to produce images that startle one into recollection.
John Baldessari quotes: I think the term 'conceptual art' is a useful term for writers, a basket to put people in, like Pop Art or Impressionism or whatever. I think the term 'conceptual art' is a useful term for writers, a basket to put people in, like Pop Art or Impressionism or whatever.
John Baldessari quotes: I used to jokingly say, "I don't teach art. I'm an art doctor." Students come to me and say, "My art's sick," and we help them make it well. I used to jokingly say, "I don't teach art. I'm an art doctor." Students come to me and say, "My art's sick," and we help them make it well.
John Baldessari quotes: Ideally I would like the work to be a hybrid between painting and photography. Ideally I would like the work to be a hybrid between painting and photography.
John Baldessari quotes: I could never figure out why photography and art had separate histories. So I decided to explore both. I could never figure out why photography and art had separate histories. So I decided to explore both.
John Baldessari quotes: I think I live such a boring life. But I can't imagine any other kind of life, so I guess it's the life I want. I think I live such a boring life. But I can't imagine any other kind of life, so I guess it's the life I want.
John Baldessari quotes: Most of my friends are women. I think women are more interesting to talk to. Most of my friends are women. I think women are more interesting to talk to.
John Baldessari quotes: If I saw the art around me that I liked, then I wouldn't do art. If I saw the art around me that I liked, then I wouldn't do art.
John Baldessari quotes: A lot of ideas don't translate very well into art. To say, "Oh my god, the grass is green ... " You're going to end up with a big green A lot of ideas don't translate very well into art. To say, "Oh my god, the grass is green ... " You're going to end up with a big green painting.
John Baldessari quotes: I will not make anymore boring art. I will not make anymore boring art.
John Baldessari quotes: It's human desire to be understood. And we always feel we're not understood. It's human desire to be understood. And we always feel we're not understood.
John Baldessari quotes: Probably one of the worst things that happened to photography is that cameras have viewfinders. Probably one of the worst things that happened to photography is that cameras have viewfinders.
John Baldessari quotes: A TWO-DIMENSIONAL SURFACE WITHOUT ANY ARTICULATION IS A DEAD EXPERIENCE A TWO-DIMENSIONAL SURFACE WITHOUT ANY ARTICULATION IS A DEAD EXPERIENCE
John Baldessari quotes: Photos should suggest a word(s) and vice versa. They should be equal and interchangeable. Photos should suggest a word(s) and vice versa. They should be equal and interchangeable.
John Baldessari quotes: There's no such thing as a bad photograph. There's no such thing as a bad photograph.