George Condo 3/3 – Breaking Free from the Tradition


George Condo donne ses conseils aux jeunes artistes sur la façon de trouver leur propre voie, leur propre identité. En comparant plusieurs périodes de peinture, en se référant à Picasso, Matisse, Cézanne, Yoko Ono ou Lawrence Weiner, Condo affirme que le défi est de se libérer de toutes les conventions académiques pour trouver son propre style. L’important est d’être honnête dans son travail et de suivre une réflexion qui prenne en compte le croisement de plusieurs formes d’art.


George Condo gives advices to young artists on how to find their own way, their own self. Comparing several periods in painting, referring to Picasso, Matisse, Cézanne, Yoko Ono or Lawrence Weiner, Condo stands that the challenge is to break free from all the trending academic conventions to find his own style. The important thing is to be honest in his work and to follow a thought process that takes into account the crossroads between several forms of art.

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