Calvin and Hobbes, Art is a Private Language

People always make the mistake of thinking art is created for them. But really, art is a private language for sophisticates to congratulate themselves on their superiority to the rest of the world. As my artist's statement explains, my work is utterly incomprehensible and is therefore full of deep significance. You misspelled 'weltanschauung.' A good artist's statement says more than his art ever does.

July 15, 1995

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