I would like to say that I am proud to have begun
the whole era "together," "before" or at the same time as Kosuth, but
there is nobody to share my pride. Nevertheless my pride is still there.
<...> Were there previously letters, words, and text? Of course. Thus as
there were things and objects before Rauschenberg. However all these texts
or works with text became "legalized" only after being included in the
In my works I completely deny the traditional attributes of the fine arts, be it colors, subject, presence or participation of the artist and still more things, but I endlessly enjoy seeing great works by modern artists where mastery cannot be evaluated by traditional means, where smeared scraps of paper with amazing ease extend - or loosen - the limits of another Great Art.
From the artist's notes