Leonard Baskin - Quotes

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Art is man's distinctly human way of fighting death. ---->>>

I think there is an element of nihilism about, but I don't think most artists feel their work is meaningless. ---->>>

Pop art is the inedible raised to the unspeakable. ---->>>

The art schools... you get young kids doing the most vile and meaningless crap. I think they believe every bit of it. ---->>>

I always felt that I had anxiety of survival in terms of livelihood even when I was making plenty of money. ---->>>

I think the leaders inevitably express the people they are leading. ---->>>

It took me fifty years to deal with the Holocaust at all. And I did it in a literary way. ---->>>

Of course, I did lots of what would be called graphic design now, what used to be called commercial art. ---->>>

I think it has other roots, has to do, in part, with a general anxiety in contemporary life... nuclear bombs, inequality of possibility and chance, inequality of goods allotted to us, a kind of general racist, unjust attitude that is pervasive. ---->>>

There is, however, a change going on in the world. There's far more interest in drawing now than there has been in a long, long time. Schools are beginning to teach drawing again in a serious and meaningful way. ---->>>

But I think doctors have always been either honest or dishonest. ---->>>

I always felt I needed to teach to survive. ---->>>

I think if you touch ordinary people, they're simply ordinary people, the way they've always been. They work hard, they don't have really as much as they should. ---->>>

Works of art produced in the contemporary world are a further expression of that. But I don't think there is an active, ongoing nihilist self-consciousness in the artist. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 06-21, 2015
Birthplace: New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
Die: 06-21, 2015
Occupation: Artist

Leonard Baskin (August 15, 1922 – June 3, 2000) was an American sculptor, illustrator, wood-engraver, printmaker, graphic artist, writer and teacher.(wikipedia)