"You don’t have to paint a figure in order to express human feelings ... The game is
not what things 'look like'. The game is organizing, as accurately and with as deep discrimination as one can, states of feeling; and states of feeling, when generalized, become questions of light, color, weight, solidity, airiness, lyricism, somberness, heaviness, strength... "
- Robert Motherwell, On the Humanism of Abstraction, 1970