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#1. I never sat down and decided to make work about life and death. It just all comes out of my head like water pouring out of a jug. - Author: David Shrigley
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#2. I guess I must just be obsessed with death. Apparently you think about it a lot more as you get older. Maybe you could chart how when I was in my 20s I talked about sex all the time, and in my 40s it's just death. - Author: David Shrigley
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#3. I am a serious artist in my own right, in the sense that I've spent my entire life being an artist and trying to be an artist and making work. - Author: David Shrigley
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#4. I'm not pretending to be somebody who's got really limited craft skills. I just am a person who's got really limited craft skills. - Author: David Shrigley
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#5. I'm definitely not an outsider artist. I'm very much an insider artist. I get written about in art magazines, and I'm not, like, in a mental institution. I'm a regular guy who went to art school. - Author: David Shrigley
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#6. The work, I suppose, is made in the editing, whereby I make literally hundreds of drawings, and then a much smaller percentage of those become the finished work. - Author: David Shrigley
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#7. I like making books but I'm not sure exactly what I'm doing. Perhaps I just try to arrange a bunch of seemingly random drawings into something that makes a vague narrative sense. Sometimes it sort of makes sense, sometimes it doesn't. - Author: David Shrigley
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#8. I like comedy but I guess I don't think [my art] is that funny, either. It's too dark and a bit weird in places to be genuinely, uniformly hilarious and function as comedy. - Author: David Shrigley
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#9. I don't want to just spend my life ridiculing something that I find ridiculous, although there is an element of satire in my work. - Author: David Shrigley
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#10. Sorry I painted the word 'twat' on your garage door. - Author: David Shrigley
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#11. I guess I just always want to surprise myself and say something that I'm not really quite sure where it came from, and it sort of makes sense and has a kind of profundity to it. Sometimes it happens, sometimes it doesn't. - Author: David Shrigley
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#12. The camera is an eye that sees and records the lives of filthy people. Its pictures are hung in museums and published in thick books that future generations can see how horrible life was. - Author: David Shrigley
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#13. I don't think I've ever made any conscious decision to be a comic artist, but to me there's something quite anarchic about comedy. - Author: David Shrigley
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#14. I'm never really that worried about doing something a little different, 'cause it always just seems to fit into what I want to do. - Author: David Shrigley
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#15. Sometimes commercial galleries ask for particular work to sell, but I try not to be bossed around by them. I didn't become an artist to get bossed around. - Author: David Shrigley
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#16. I don't like theorizing about my work myself, but that's not to say I have no interest in theory. Other people are free to say what they want about my work. - Author: David Shrigley
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#17. I think my books are better than my exhibitions. If people don't like my books then I don't mind. I guess you like them enough to write an essay about them so that makes me pretty happy. - Author: David Shrigley
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#18. I don't really want to tell jokes about trivia; I'd kind of rather tell jokes about things like life and death. - Author: David Shrigley
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#19. I don't draw every day. I tend to draw intensely during certain periods of time. I draw to amuse myself on occasion, when I am bored and drawing is the only fun to be had. - Author: David Shrigley
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