History Quotes / TrueArtIsIncomprehensible

26th May '16 6:22:09 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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->''"'''Gibberish For Art's Sake:''' Some writers are convinced that since great modern authors like [[Creator/JamesJoyce Joyce]] and [[WilliamFaulkner Faulkner]] are difficult to understand, [[PurpleProse writing that is difficult to understand is therefore great writing]]. This is a form of magical thinking, analogous to the belief that [[SympatheticMagic the warrior who dons the pelt of a lion thereby acquires its strength and cunning]]."''

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->''"'''Gibberish For Art's Sake:''' Some writers are convinced that since great modern authors like [[Creator/JamesJoyce Joyce]] and [[WilliamFaulkner [[Creator/WilliamFaulkner Faulkner]] are difficult to understand, [[PurpleProse writing that is difficult to understand is therefore great writing]]. This is a form of magical thinking, analogous to the belief that [[SympatheticMagic the warrior who dons the pelt of a lion thereby acquires its strength and cunning]]."''
25th Mar '16 11:36:47 AM BeeKirbysNewComputer
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->''"Performance Art, I'm the king.\\
So grab a hammer, nail me to something.\\
Let's go, to the park and maybe eat a fur coat.\\
Spray me with blood, and write\\
The word "guilt" all over my face.\\
Hurry up, I'm the king of Performance Art\\
Let's go to the park, Saturday.\\
I'll eat 100 apples while you burn\\
My feet, until I scream and people gather around.\\
Performance Art, is my gig.\\
I'll stab myself while you squeal like a pig.\\
Jessica can work the crowd and pass out literature.\\
The critics won't understand.\\
No one will, they're programmed by the man.\\
So let's, take these mannequin parts down to the park.\\
Performance Art. (Oh, we're so [[[SoundEffectBleep *beep*]]]ing dark)\\
Performance Art. (Oh, we're so [[[SoundEffectBleep *beep*]]]ing dark)\\
Performance Art.\\
Performance Art."''
-->--''Series/TheSiflAndOllyShow''
25th Oct '15 6:07:25 PM Argon2
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->''I love to write my poetry\\
You wont know what it means\\
But thatís what makes it deep.''
-->-- "[=GTFO=] My Room", by '''Ryan Higa'''
20th Aug '15 5:28:57 AM rcmerod52
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->''You know, I'm not the one to question artistic taste, but what the '''heck''' is this supposed to be a picture of? Is that [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime Navi]]? [[{{Film/Avatar}} Navi]], is that you?''
-->-- ''[[https://youtu.be/ZiP3KSu3FA4 64 Things WRONG With]] VideoGame/SuperMario64''
7th Apr '15 11:12:58 AM nombretomado
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-->--'''Phil Sandifer''' [[http://www.philipsandifer.com/2014/04/here-standing-in-front-of-you-time-of.html on]] ''DoctorWho'', [[Recap/DoctorWho2013CSTheTimeOfTheDoctor "The Time of the Doctor"]]

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-->--'''Phil Sandifer''' [[http://www.philipsandifer.com/2014/04/here-standing-in-front-of-you-time-of.html on]] ''DoctorWho'', ''Series/DoctorWho'', [[Recap/DoctorWho2013CSTheTimeOfTheDoctor "The Time of the Doctor"]]
16th Oct '14 2:20:15 PM johnnyfog
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->''"The task of art today is to [{TheGadfly bring chaos into order]]."''

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->''"The task of art today is to [{TheGadfly [[TheGadfly bring chaos into order]]."''
16th Oct '14 2:19:59 PM johnnyfog
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''You must lie upon the daisies and discourse in novel phrases of your complicated state of mind.''

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''You must lie upon the daisies and discourse in novel phrases of your complicated state of mind.''''\\
16th Oct '14 2:19:50 PM johnnyfog
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''And everyone will say,''
->''As you walk your mystic way,''
->''[='=]If this young man expresses himself in terms too deep for me,''\\

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''And everyone will say,''
->''As
say,''\\
''As
you walk your mystic way,''
->''[='=]If
way,''\\
''[='=]If
this young man expresses himself in terms too deep for me,''\\
16th Oct '14 2:19:35 PM johnnyfog
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->''[[WholesomeCrossdresser Dressing like your sister]]''
->''[[ReallyGetsAround Living like a tart]]''
->''They don't know what you're doing''
->''Babe, it must be art!''

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->''[[WholesomeCrossdresser ->''"[[WholesomeCrossdresser Dressing like your sister]]''
->''[[ReallyGetsAround
sister]]''\\
''[[ReallyGetsAround
Living like a tart]]''
->''They
tart]]''\\
''They
don't know what you're doing''
->''Babe,
doing''\\
''Babe,
it must be art!''art!"''



->''and what about the deal on that flying''
->''trapeze got a peanut butter hand''
->''but honey do drop in at the''
->''dew drop inn''

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->''and ->''"and what about the deal on that flying''
->''trapeze
flying''\\
''trapeze
got a peanut butter hand''
->''but
hand''\\
''but
honey do drop in at the''
->''dew
the''\\
''dew
drop inn''inn"''



->''If you're anxious for to shine in the high aesthetic line, as a man of culture rare,''
->''You must get up all the germs of the transcendental terms, and plant them everywhere.''
->''You must lie upon the daisies and discourse in novel phrases of your complicated state of mind.''
->''The meaning doesn't matter if it's only idle chatter of a transcendental kind.''
->''And everyone will say,''

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->''If ->''"If you're anxious for to shine in the high aesthetic line, as a man of culture rare,''
->''You
rare,''\\
''You
must get up all the germs of the transcendental terms, and plant them everywhere.''\\
''You must lie upon the daisies and discourse in novel phrases of your complicated state of mind.
''
->''You must lie upon the daisies and discourse in novel phrases of your complicated state of mind.''
->''The
''The meaning doesn't matter if it's only idle chatter of a transcendental kind.''
->''And
''\\
''And
everyone will say,''



->''"If this young man expresses himself in terms too deep for me,''
->''Why, what a very singularly deep young man this deep young man must be!"''

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->''"If ->''[='=]If this young man expresses himself in terms too deep for me,''
->''Why,
me,''\\
''Why, [[MistakenForProfound
what a very singularly deep young man man]] this deep young man must be!"''be![='=]"''



->'''Comix Scrutinizer''': Remember, [[InvokedTrope it's not art, unless it's incomprehensible]]!
->'''Comix Scrutinizer''' (speaking backwards): I am a magnet.
->'''Comix Scrutinizer''': See? Wasn't that brilliant?
-->--'''WebVideo/ComixFromTheUnderground'''

->'''Ridicully''': Funny thing, that. That statement is either so deep it would take a lifetime to fully comprehend every particle of its meaning, or it is a load of absolute tosh. Which is it, I wonder?
->'''Senior Wrangler''': It could be both.
->'''Ridicully''': And ''that'' comment is either very perceptive, or very trite.
->'''Senior Wrangler''': It might be bo--
->'''Ridicully''': Don't push it, Senior Wrangler.
-->--''Literature/{{Discworld}}'': ''Discworld/{{Hogfather}}''

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->'''Comix Scrutinizer''': Remember, [[InvokedTrope it's not art, unless it's incomprehensible]]!
->'''Comix Scrutinizer'''
incomprehensible]]! '' (speaking backwards): I [[AC:I am a magnet.
->'''Comix Scrutinizer''':
magnet.]] See? Wasn't that brilliant?
-->--'''WebVideo/ComixFromTheUnderground'''

-->--'''''WebVideo/ComixFromTheUnderground'''''

->'''Ridicully''': Funny thing, that. That statement is either so deep it would take a lifetime to fully comprehend every particle of its meaning, or it is a load of absolute tosh. Which is it, I wonder?
->'''Senior
wonder?\\
'''Senior
Wrangler''': It could be both.
->'''Ridicully''':
both.\\
'''Ridicully''':
And ''that'' comment is either very perceptive, or very trite.
->'''Senior
trite.\\
'''Senior
Wrangler''': It might be bo--
->'''Ridicully''':
bo--\\
'''Ridicully''':
Don't push it, Senior Wrangler.
-->--''Literature/{{Discworld}}'': -->--'''''Literature/{{Discworld}}''''': ''Discworld/{{Hogfather}}''


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->''"The task of art today is to [{TheGadfly bring chaos into order]]."''
-->--'''Theodor W. Adorno''', ''Minima Moralia''
26th Jul '14 12:01:33 PM Premonition45
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