Agent de Changement

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 Bunuel

If we are to change our world view, images have to change. The artist now has a very important job to do. He's not a little peripheral figure entertaining rich people, he's really needed.
-David Hockney

Artists to my mind are the real architects of change, and not the political legislators who implement change after the fact.
-Wm. S. Burroughs

INFO:
http://affinityproject.org/groups/artandrevolution.html

(artwork by Henry Darger)

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