1. "All Paintings are aggregations of accidents hung on
a wireframe of intent."
(The Painter: from my book in progress - Painter')
2. "The picture proposes itself to be true (regardless of form or subject matter),
therefore it must be true in all parts andeach aspect of itself, lest it be looked upon as false & without character."
(The Journals of Elias The
Painter: from the book in progress - Painter')