” Despite a large body of work in films, TV, theatre and concerts, I am viewed by many as a Jewish artist. I do not resent the label, except for the fact that I disapprove of labels in general. “


” In my world, history comes down to language and art. No one cares much about what battles were fought, who won them and who lost them – unless there is a painting, a play, a song or a poem that speaks of the event. “


” No heirloom of humankind captures the past as do art and language. “


” I am not a specialist but a general practitioner in the world of the arts. “



All 4 Theodore Bikel Quotes about Art in picture


Despite a large body of work in films, TV, theatre and concerts, I am viewed by many as a Jewish artist. I do not resent the label, except for the fact that I disapprove of labels in general.
In my world, history comes down to language and art. No one cares much about what battles were fought, who won them and who lost them - unless there is a painting, a play, a song or a poem that speaks of the event.


No heirloom of humankind captures the past as do art and language.
I am not a specialist but a general practitioner in the world of the arts.
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