As to whether art has any responsibility to the culture that produces it, Polke looks aghast at the idea, then exclaims, "People expect things from art that are horrible for us who make it! They put the things we make in these restrictive places called museums, then don't want to hear another word from us ...”

McKenna, K., 1995. ART :  Sigmar Polke’s Layered Look :  Los Angeles Times. [online] 3 Dec. Available at: <>