” In the place where I was a child, there were no artists and there was no art, so I really didn’t know what that meant. I think I thought it meant that I would be in a situation different than the one that I was in. “


” To be an artist you have to give up everything, including the desire to be a good artist. “


” In the place where I was a child, there were no artists and there was no art, so I really didn’t know what that meant. “


” I am not strong on perfection. “


” The only logical thing I can think of is that I knew there were such things as artists, and I knew there were none where I lived. So I knew that to be an artist you had to be somewhere else. And I very much wanted to be somewhere else. “



All 5 Jasper Johns Quotes about Art in picture


In the place where I was a child, there were no artists and there was no art, so I really didn
To be an artist you have to give up everything, including the desire to be a good artist.


In the place where I was a child, there were no artists and there was no art, so I really didn
I am not strong on perfection.
The only logical thing I can think of is that I knew there were such things as artists, and I knew there were none where I lived. So I knew that to be an artist you had to be somewhere else. And I very much wanted to be somewhere else.
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