4 Douglas Sirk Art Quotes

” At the same time, of course, Marxism arose – Rosa Luxembourg, Leninism, anarchism – and art became political. “


” In the 19th century, you had bourgeois art without politics – an almost frozen idea of what beauty is. “


” The war was the end of an era, in art as well. And we were trying to create a new philosophy. “


” There arose a belief in style – and in banality. Banality encompassed politics, too, because it was a common belief that politics were not worthy of art. “



All 4 Douglas Sirk Quotes about Art in picture


At the same time, of course, Marxism arose - Rosa Luxembourg, Leninism, anarchism - and art became political.
In the 19th century, you had bourgeois art without politics - an almost frozen idea of what beauty is.


The war was the end of an era, in art as well. And we were trying to create a new philosophy.
There arose a belief in style - and in banality. Banality encompassed politics, too, because it was a common belief that politics were not worthy of art.
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