A LIFE IN ART: A MANIFESTO

An artist's view on being born
- An artist does not ask to be born.
- An artist must learn to love the parents he has.
- An artist must not hate his parents for what he does not have.
- An artist must not hate his parents for what they do not give.
- An artist must be himself from an early age.
- An artist must be himself from an early age.
- An artist must be himself from an early age.
- An early age is any age at which the artist realizes he is.

An artist's view on being conscious and somewhat alive
- An artist must watch and wait and be patient.
- An artist must not commit crimes against other human beings.
- An artist must not harm himself consciously.
- An artist must breathe in through the nose and out through the mouth.
- An artist must breathe in through the nose and out through the mouth.
- An artist must breathe in through the nose and out through the mouth.
- An artist must sleep enough.
- An artist must work more than he sleeps.
- An artist must make things in order to be considered an artist.
- An artist must make things in order to be considered an artist.
- An artist must make things in order to be considered an artist.
- An artist must make things in order to be considered an artist.
- An artist must make things in order to be considered an artist.
- An artist must make things in order to be considered an artist.

An artist's view on theatre
- An artist believes the theatre is important.
- An artist believes the theatre does not matter.
- An artist believes the theatre is important.
- An artist believes the theatre does not matter.
- An artist believes the theatre is important.
- An artist believes the theatre does not matter.
- An artist believes the theatre has something to teach us. 

An artist's view on music
- An artist believes music is important.
- An artist believes music does not matter.
- An artist believes music is important.
- An artist believes music does not matter.
- An artist believes ALL music is important.
- An artist believes ALL music does not matter.
- An artist believes music has something to teach us. 

An artist's view on the visual arts
- An artist believes a painting is important.
- An artist believes a painting does not matter.
- An artist believes a sculpture is important.
- An artist believes a sculpture does not matter.
- An artist believes color is important.
- An artist believes color does not matter.
- An artist believes anything you can see has something to teach us.

An artist's view on dance and creative movement
- An artist believes dance is important.
- An artist believes dance does not matter.
- An artist believes dance is important.
- An artist believes dance does not matter.
- An artist believes dance is important.
- An artist believes dance does not matter.
- An artist believes physical expression has something to teach us.

An artist's view on literature and books
- An artist must read.
- An artist must read.
- An artist must read.
- An artist must write.
- An artist must write.
- An artist must write.

An artist's view on mathematics and science and the rest of the world
- An artist believes that everything that is not art is also art.
- An artist believes art is also science.
- An artist is unable to see a difference between art and science.

An artist's view on politics
- All art is an act of defiance.
- All art is an act of compliance.
- All art is political.
- All art is.

An artist's view on death
- An artist is not important. The work is important.
- An artist is not important. The work is important.
- An artist is not important. The work is important.
- There must be gratitude.
- There must be hope.
- There must be the unnameable.
- There must be every reason (and none at all) for a life of musts or manifestos.

 

 

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