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- I am concerned with a thing's not being what it was, with its becoming something other than what it is.
- Everything was for the process.. ..a moment in time, not meant to last.(Johns comment about Process Art of Eva Hesse)
- Things the mind already knows.. ..things that were seen and looked at, not examined.(comment on his subject matter for his art: ..flags,targets,letters & numbers)
- To me self description is a calamity.