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    If you don't enjoy making work, then it's bad. It's rough. Artwork is brutal for so many people. They let it happen to them, but it's brutal. I like the idea of an artist as somebody who works. A lot of the artists I like share this understanding.
    — Urs Fischer
    I think it's bad for human beings to be artists. It's awful. You want to do something but you're constantly trying to decide what you want to do. Let's just say it's no place like Hawaii.
    — Urs Fischer
    tags: human  bad  artist 
     
    I could see the works just living in reproductions. The work lives on like fantasy. Some live even better as just an image.
    — Urs Fischer
    tags: fantasy  work  living  live 
     
    Take a relief. You draw it, you carve it out. Later you build it up from a flat surface. There is no other way to do a sculpture - you either add or you subtract.
    — Urs Fischer
    I always have a lot of things going on because some things take years to make and others take five minutes. I like that there's always something going on. Working doesn't have such a momentous feel - like it's all or nothing.
    — Urs Fischer
    tags: year 
     
    What is the art world? I never really understood. I started doing this stuff to do what I want to do. Not to be this or that.
    — Urs Fischer
    Many artists who don't go off to art school come to New York. It's about what you learn when you're here.
    — Urs Fischer
    tags: school  learn  artist 
     
    Life is one long decay, no? There's a lot of beauty in it. Like the patina in an old city.
    — Urs Fischer
    tags: beauty 
     
    I think when tattoos are new and colorful, they look bad. But they look better the older and more bleached out they become.
    — Urs Fischer
    tags: bad 
     
    I love seeing tattoos on 60-year-olds who have had them for 40 years.
    — Urs Fischer
    tags: seeing  year 
     
    You basically only discover a new thing once.
    — Urs Fischer
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