” I see little of more importance to the future of our country and of civilization than full recognition of the place of the artist. If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him. “


” Trash has given us an appetite for art. “


” Movies are so rarely great art that if we cannot appreciate great trash we have very little reason to be interested in them. “


” The first prerogative of an artist in any medium is to make a fool of himself. “


” It seems likely that many of the young who don’t wait for others to call them artists, but simply announce that they are, don’t have the patience to make art. “



All 5 Pauline Kael Quotes about Art in picture


I see little of more importance to the future of our country and of civilization than full recognition of the place of the artist. If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him.
Trash has given us an appetite for art.


Movies are so rarely great art that if we cannot appreciate great trash we have very little reason to be interested in them.
The first prerogative of an artist in any medium is to make a fool of himself.
It seems likely that many of the young who don
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