I do think you have to engage the reader, the viewer, what have you. I mean you just can’t–you just can’t say, ‘well fuck the bourgeoisie.’ You do have to engage. How you engage, is the secret of any great teacher, I think. You don’t insult, but you make contact, and you elevate somehow. –John… Read More to correct course
John Baldessari, “I will not make any more boring art” (1971). Part of the ongoing retrospective of his work, John Baldessari: Pure Beauty, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.