” Of all possible subjects, travel is the most difficult for an artist, as it is the easiest for a journalist. “


” What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to be consumed like food, forgotten, and replaced by a new dish. “


” A verbal art like poetry is reflective, it stops to think. Music is immediate, it goes on to become. “


” It’s a sad fact about our culture that a poet can earn much more money writing or talking about his art than he can by practicing it. “



All 4 W. H. Auden Quotes about Art in picture


Of all possible subjects, travel is the most difficult for an artist, as it is the easiest for a journalist.
What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to be consumed like food, forgotten, and replaced by a new dish.
A verbal art like poetry is reflective, it stops to think. Music is immediate, it goes on to become.
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