“Art, I have come to believe, is an existential praxis…”

Art, I have come to believe, is an existential praxis. The primary goal should be an effort by the artist to gain insight into his or her own being through work with systems of meaning. These are either material objects, ideas, or frequencies of sound and light. In an ideal world, artists would be supported by society in the manner that Hindu society supported sadhus on their spiritual quest. There.

Blaine L. Reininger

“In any society, the artist has a responsibility…

In any society, the artist has a responsibility. His effectiveness is certainly limited and a painter or writer cannot change the world. But they can keep an essential margin of non-conformity alive. Thanks to them the powerful can never affirm that everyone agrees with their acts. That small difference is important.

Luis Buñuel