ART, LITERATURE, QUOTES, SPIRITUALITY

An Artist’s Greatest Work of Art: Teaching

Many of those associated with Conceptual art taught for a living and saw this as an integral part of their creative work. ‘It (teaching) is my most important function,’ said Joseph Beuys. ‘To be a teacher is my greatest work of art.’ … He was sacked from the Dusseldorf academy in 1972 because he let anyone join his course who applied for it

Tony Godfrey, Conceptual Art (Phaidon 2006)

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