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Kenneth Tynan Quotes

(1927-1980), British Critic

Art is parasitic on life, just as criticism is parasitic on art.

Category: Arts And Artists

A critic is a man who knows the way, but can't drive the car.

Category: Critics And Criticism

A good drama critic is one who perceives what is happening in the theatre of his time. A great drama critic also perceives what is not happening.

Category: Critics And Criticism

Art and ideology often interact on each other; but the plain fact is that both spring from a common source. Both draw on human experience to explain mankind to itself; both attempt, in very different ways, to assemble coherence from seemingly unrelated phenomena; both stand guard for us against chaos.

Category: Ideology