Eva Hesse quotes

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

    #Chaos #Pollock

  • I am interested in solving an unknown factor of art and an unknown factor of life.
    -- Eva Hesse

    #Art

  • In my inner soul art and life are inseparable.
    -- Eva Hesse

    #Art #Soul #Inseparable

  • 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...
    -- Eva Hesse

    #Art #Keys #Economic

  • 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

    #Mean #Self #Want

  • First feel sure of idea, then the execution will be easier.
    -- Eva Hesse

    #Ideas #Firsts #Execution

  • Life doesn't last, art doesn't last
    -- Eva Hesse

    #Art #Lasts

  • Excellence has no sex.
    -- Eva Hesse

    #Sex #Excellence

  • My life and art have not been separated. They have been together.
    -- Eva Hesse

    #Art #Together

  • 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.
    -- Eva Hesse

    #Confidence #Understanding #Want

  • 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.
    -- Eva Hesse

    #Art #Circles #Squares

  • Don't ask what the work is. Rather, see what the work does.
    -- Eva Hesse

    #Doe

  • 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
    -- Eva Hesse

    #Art #Thinking #Essence