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Carl Andre Quotes & Quotations
Carl Andre
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    A place is an area within an environment that has been altered in such a way to make the general environment more conspicuous. Carl-AndreCarl Andre
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    Every time you work, you have to do it all over again, to rid yourself of this dross. I suppose for a person who is not an artist or not attempting art, it is not dross, because it is the common exchange of everyday life. Carl-AndreCarl Andre
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    I mean, art for art's sake is ridiculous. Art is for the sake of one's needs. Carl-AndreCarl Andre
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    It is futile for an artist to try to create an environment because you have an environment around you all the time. Any living organism has an environment. Carl-AndreCarl Andre
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    Matter as matter rather than matter as symbol is a conscious political position, essentially Marxist. Carl-AndreCarl Andre
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    My art springs from my desire to have things in the world which would otherwise never be there. Carl-AndreCarl Andre
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    My art will reflect not necessarily conscious politics but the unanalysed politics of my life. Carl-AndreCarl Andre