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EW: DISCLOSURE/AFFECT

Donald Judd, “Warhol: You have to conclude that things that shit shit, talk shit, and look like shit are shit. Or shit, talk shit, and look like shit are shit or are shit that shit, etc., or are shit that craps, talk shit, and look like shit. Or are craps that shit, talk, crap, and look like shit are shit.”

(Pulled from https://hyperallergic.com/356878/the-artist-as-acerbic-critic-donald-judds-writings/ )

Henry Moore: Artist’s concerns about the risks of writing

Liabilities associated with writing expressed by sculptor Henry Moore in his own writings (1937). Specifically, he suggests that writing about art and art processes will inherently shift the artist-author social identification from artist to theorist. Of course, despite this concern...
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To write is to organize a relationship. –artist, Marcel Broodthaers

All these things are offshoots of words… Words are the most important part, and if they don’t mean a lot, I have a hard time with the rest of it.

— Laurie Anderson, 1983