” Art is the production of objects for consumption, to be used and discarded while waiting for a new world in which man will have succeeded in freeing himself of everything, even of his own consciousness. “


” Evidently the arts, all the visual arts, are becoming more democratic in the worst sense of the word. “


” In reality art is always for everyone and for no one. “


” Narrative art, the novel, from Murasaki to Proust, has produced great works of poetry. “


” Poetry is the art which is technically within the grasp of everyone: a piece of paper and a pencil and one is ready. “


” Slowly poetry becomes visual because it paints images, but it is also musical: it unites two arts into one. “



All 6 Eugenio Montale Quotes about Art in picture


Art is the production of objects for consumption, to be used and discarded while waiting for a new world in which man will have succeeded in freeing himself of everything, even of his own consciousness.
Evidently the arts, all the visual arts, are becoming more democratic in the worst sense of the word.


In reality art is always for everyone and for no one.
Narrative art, the novel, from Murasaki to Proust, has produced great works of poetry.
Poetry is the art which is technically within the grasp of everyone: a piece of paper and a pencil and one is ready.
Slowly poetry becomes visual because it paints images, but it is also musical: it unites two arts into one.
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