Sol LeWitt Quotes

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Sol LeWitt Quotes

Irrational judgements lead to new experience.
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When artists make art, they shouldn't question whether it is permissible to do one thing or another.

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The artist is seen like a producer of commodities, like a factory that turns our refrigerators.

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All of the significant art of today stems from Conceptual art. This includes the art of installation, political, feminist and socially directed art.

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The narrative of serial art works more like music than like literature.

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During the '70s I was interested in words and meaning as a way of making art.

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Don't worry about cool, make your own uncool.

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The most interesting characteristic of the cube is that it is relatively uninteresting. Compared to any other three-dimensional form, the cube lacks any aggressive force, implies no motion, and is least emotive. Therefore, it is the best form to use as a basic unit for any more elaborate function, the grammatical device from which the work may proceed.

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One should be intelligent enough to know when not to be too intellectual

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A work of art may be understood as a conductor from the artist's mind to the viewer's. But it may never reach the viewer, or it may never leave the artist's mind.

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[The artist's aim is] not to instruct the viewer, but to give him information ... The artist would follow his predetermined premise to its conclusion, avoiding subjectivity. Chance, taste, or unconsciously remembered forms would play no part in the outcome. The serial artist does not attempt to produce a beautiful or mysterious object but functions merely as a clerk cataloguing the results of his premise.

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Conceptual art is only good if the idea is good.

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