By Ellen H. Johnson
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In our times, the new materials like Plexiglas s r Car-ten are just a blessing for me. Because I was ready for them and the material was ready for me. * . It's not only that I take something. Look at the minds through the ages to project this material into the world. The greatest minds had to produce it, the greatest scientists, the greatest chemists gave us this material. And they have introduced another dimension, where we can enter into another place. And so, when I'm working with my materials, I recognize that they are accumulation of thought, Car-ten, Plexiglas, all materials are accrrmulation of thought.
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6 (Autumn 19581, stay white for ever. Xt dmsnYtb t h e r me whether it does or not. It% still white compared to the black. . Paint never seems to b h a v e the same. Even the same paint doesn't, you know. In other words, if you use the same white or black or red, through the use sf it, it never seems to be the same. It dmsn't t r y the same. It doesn't stay there and look at yeau the same way. Other things seem to affect it. There seems to be mmthirrg that you can do so much with paint and after that you start murdering it.
American Artists On Art: From 1940 To 1980 by Ellen H. Johnson