Real art has the capacity to make us nervous. Susan Sontag Against Interpretation Buy Against Interpretation at Amazon Buy Against Interpretation at Amazon Instagram sharing coming soon. Quote text and source copied to clipboard. Link to this quote copied to clipboard. More information about this quote Topic Power of art Art Author Susan Sontag Source Against Interpretation Medium Essay Language English Time 1966 1960s 20th century Occupation Activist Philosopher Writer From United States Authentication Score 3 More information on Authentication Score coming soon. Citation Sontag, Susan "Against Interpretation." Against Interpretation. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1966. Citation text copied to clipboard.