• The artists of Asia have spiritually realized form, rather than aesthetically invented or imitated form, and from them I have learned that art and nature are mind's Environment within which we can detect the essence of man's Being and Purpose, and from which we can draw clues to guide our journey from partial consciousness to full consciousness.

    "Looking East: Brice Marden, Michael Mazur, Pat Steir". Published by University of Washington Press, p. 19, 2002.