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"Whether I’m standing still and wearing what I slept in last night, it’s still a performance. Art is the biggest fabrication. It’s about owning that fabrication and presenting it with your best abilities. If it takes acting or pushing yourself to do something you’ve never done before, then it’s worth it.
"I mean, I don’t want to see a regular guy walk out on stage. Fuck that! Imagine how disappointed you’d be if Michelangelo was just a normal guy. I don’t want to know that. Do you? I want to see something interesting, special and beautiful. Something I haven’t seen before. It’s like that in the modelling and fashion world as well—those girls don’t wear those clothes in the daytime."
· Jack White, Another Magazine [Official Site]