At the Met
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"On the other hand, their accounting procedures are impeccable."
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"You can't hold yourself to those impossible standards."
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Pierre-Auguste Renoir - Portrait of the Artist Rebuked by Jesse Helms
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"Lou, c'm'ere - you gotta check out this guy's Degas!"
"He's big, but he's no Chuck Close."
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"Maybe you could make the hunter more likable."
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Lacks Structure and Meaning
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"Is that all you can say - 'It's not messy'?"
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Goliath, the World's Biggest Philistine, at the Goth Art Gallery.
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"Of course, art is one thing, dear - life is another."
"I knew the artist when he was just deluding himself."
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"I'll grant you his work has a certain naïve immediacy."
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"The innocence seems forced."
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"It's kind of interesting if you step back a bit."
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"- It's some conceptual cave art."
"I like his earlier work better, particularly the ones I said I didn't like at the time."
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"They're no more pointless now than they ever were."
"The edges are nice and hard, but your colors aren't icky enough."
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"Cezanne is as goofy as I like to get."
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"He's not one of my favorites."
"Mary Boone was not avoiding me. I was avoiding her."
"Sure, we all watch television - but how many of us really see television?"
"It's too academic."