Quotation by George Grosz

In public buildings set aside for the care and maintenance of the goods of the middle ages, a staff of civil service art attendants praise all the dead, irrelevant scribblings and scrawlings that, at best, have only historical interest for idiots and layabouts.
George Grosz (1893–1959), German artist. repr. In Art Is In Danger, trans. by Paul Gorrell (1987). "The Art Scab," vol. 1, nos. 10-12, Der Gegner (1920).
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