Elmer Bischoff
United States, 1916–1991

Ideally, one would wish to do away with the tangible facts of things seen—of people, houses, paint on canvas, the rectangle on canvas—and deal directly with the matter of feeling.

Elmer Bischoff, in Susan Landauer, Elmer Bischoff: The Ethics of Paint (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001), 81.