I would like the work to be non-work. This means that it would find its way beyond my preconceptions...It is the unknown quantity from which and where I want to go. As a thing, an object, it accedes to its non-logical self. It is something, it is nothing.

— Eva Hesse

The most special Eva Hesse quotes that are life-changing and eye-opening

I think art is a total thing. A total person giving a contribution. It is an essence, a soul.. In my inner soul art and life are inseparable

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Chaos can be structured as non-chaos. That we know from Jackson Pollock.

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Art and work and art and life are very connected and my whole life has been absurd. There isn't a thing in my life that has happened that hasn't been extreme - personal health, family, economic situations...absurdity is the key word.

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In my inner soul art and life are inseparable.

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Excellence has no sex.

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My life and art have not been separated. They have been together.

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What makes a tight circle or a tight little square box more of an intellectual statement than something done emotionally, I don't know. Art is an essence, a center.

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I have a confidence in my understanding of formal aesthetics and I don't want to be aware of it or make that my problem.

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I am interested in solving an unknown factor of art and an unknown factor of life.

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Don't ask what the work is. Rather, see what the work does.

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Life doesn't last, art doesn't last

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First feel sure of idea, then the execution will be easier.

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About Eva Hesse

Quotes 13 sayings
Profession Sculptor
Birthday January 11, 1936
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