« Palazzeschi was definitely right. Nothing is more boring than someone who takes himself too seriously. And if I found myself not having fun, I would quit working. The idea of beauty and the idea of what is new last only till the moment when they are understood and absorbed. And this is what is fascinating. The game doesn't stop. It will continue and new proposals will keep arousing our interest and stimulate our intelligence »

 

Arman; in the catalogue of the exhibition at MIC in Faenza curated by Flaminio Gualdoni, with texts by Henry Martin, Umberto Eco, Arman, published by Galleria d'Arte Maggiore g.a.m. Bologna, 1994, p. 20