The progressive reaction is characterized by the direct, intimate fusion of visual and emotional enjoyment with the orientation of the expert. Such fusion is of great social significance. The greater the decrease in the social significance of an art form, the sharper the distinction between criticism and enjoyment by the public. The conventional is uncritically enjoyed, and the truly new is criticized with aversion.
Quotes and messages from other artists of our world and those who have traveled on to other worlds.
"It's always because we love that we are rebellious; it takes a great deal of love to give a damn one way or another what happens from now on: I still do."
"I am trying to be unfamiliar with what I am doing."
"Amateurism is an emptiness and I accept it because it has no preconceived ideas or rules to be applied. This is for me a most welcome situation and I like to keep my students amateurs and dilenttantes."
"Whether you succeed or not is irrelevant, there is no such thing. Making your unknown known is the important thing."
"If you're not in a state of play, you can't make anything."