Recorded at the Musée d'Art Moderne, Département des Aigles, Düsseldorf, 1970
Marcel Broodthaers: Is that one a good painting?…Does it correspond to what you expect from that very recent transformation which goes from Conceptual Art to this new version of a kind of figuration, as one might say?
MB: Do you think so?
MB: And yet this colour is very clearly redolent of the painting that was being done in the period of abstract art, isn’t it?
MB: Are you sure it’s not a new form of academicism?
MB: Yes, but if it’s a daring innovation it’s still a contestable one.
MB: It’s still…
MB: Er…It’s still a matter of markets…
MB: What will the people who bought the previous things do?
MB: Will they sell them?
MB: Or will they continue? What do you think?…Because, at the moment, a lot of artists are wondering about that.
MB: In that case close the Museums!
MB: This is a pipe.
MB: This is not a pipe.