For art to be ‘un-political’ means only to ally itself with the ruling group.
Bertolt Brecht, A Short Organum for the Theatre

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How many times have people used a pen or paintbrush because they couldn’t pull the trigger?
Virginia Woolf

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Creation and revolutionary struggle have the same objective: the realisation of life.
Constant Nieuwenhuys

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Art is our only salvation from the horror of existence.

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Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.
Cesar A. Cruz

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Like art, revolutions come from combining what exists into what has never existed before.
Gloria Steinem

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EVERY HUMAN BEING IS AN ARTIST who – from his state of freedom – the position of freedom that he experience at firsthand – learns to determine the other positions in the TOTAL ARTWORK OF THE FUTURE SOCIAL ORDER… …THE FIFTH INTERNATIONAL IS BORN.
Joseph Beuys

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Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.

Oscar Wilde

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The ghost of freedom always comes with the knife between its teeth.

Statement of the Surrealist Group of Athens on the wave of riots in December 2008

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I had forgotten how art can darken the world’s mirrors to let in a stronger light.

Commentary to a painting from the ‘Chapel’ series by Mark Rothko

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