• Neither is there figurative and non-figurative art. All things appear to us in the shape of forms. Even in metaphysics ideas are expressed by forms. Well then, think how absurd it would be to think of painting without the imagery of forms. A figure, an object, a circle, are forms; they affect us more or less intensely.

    "Letters of the Great Artists - From Blake to Pollock". Book by Richard Friedenthal, Thames and Hudson, London, pp. 257-258, 1963.