US artist, collagist.
He was America's foremost collagist portraying images common to all cultures.
Black art has always existed. It just hasn't been looked for in the right places.
There are roads out of the secret place within us which we must all move as we go to touch others.
Practically all great artists accept the influence of others. But . . . the artist with vision sees his material, chooses, changes, and by integrating what he has learned with his own experiences, finally molds something distinctly personnel.
Well, it [artistic method] is like jazz; you do this and then you improvise.
I want to see how life can triumph.
Published Sources for
the above Quotations:
In "Encore," 1 Oct 1972.
"The Negro Artist and Modern Age," "Opportunity," Dec 1934.