Jean Cocteau Quote

An artist cannot speak about his art any more than a plant can discuss horticulture.


As quoted in Newsweek (16 May 1955) Variant translation: Asking an artist to talk about his work is like asking a plant to discuss horticulture.

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An artist cannot speak about his art any more than a plant can discuss horticulture.

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An artist cannot speak about his art any more than a plant can discuss horticulture.

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An artist cannot speak about his art any more than a plant can discuss horticulture.

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An artist cannot speak about his art any more than a plant can discuss horticulture.