Dave Hickey - Quotes

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My mother was an economics professor. I'm proficient in math, and statistics, game theory, symbolic logic and all of that. ---->>>

Where do you learn how to act? Not at church. America is a lot more like pagan Rome than we think. We still sacrifice to objects to gain our social goals. ---->>>

It used to be that if you stood in front of a painting you didn't understand, you'd have some obligation to guess. Now you don't. ---->>>

Art editors and critics - people like me - have become a courtier class. ---->>>

I hate all that woozy political and psychotherapeutic crap applied to books and art. ---->>>

I'm retiring because my time is up. ---->>>

If I go to London, everyone wants to talk about Damien Hirst. I'm just not interested in him. Never have been. ---->>>

Martha Stewart contributes more to our civility than the Baptist church. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 12-05, 1940
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas
Occupation: Critic

David Hickey (born December 5, 1940 in Fort Worth, Texas) is an art critic who has written for many American publications including Rolling Stone, Art News, Art in America, Artforum, Harper's Magazine, and Vanity Fair. Nicknamed "The Bad Boy Of Art Criticism” and “The Enfant Terrible Of Art Criticism”, he was formerly Professor of English at the University of Nevada Las Vegas and Distinguished Professor of Criticism for the MFA Program in the Department of Art & Art History at the University of New Mexico (wikipedia)