One and One Is Not Two

“For me, one and one is not two, but also all kinds of other things. In other words I didn’t want to tie myself down, didn’t want anything predefined or predetermined. I didn’t want art to be as firmly defined as science. I always wanted there to be something else, I always wanted it to enter a level or layer other than what is predetermined and predefined….”

                                                                                                 —Mary Bauermeister


Image:Mary Bauermeister. German, Born 1934. Palette, 1966. Painted wood, glass, optical lenses, and ink. 14 3/4 x 12 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. Private Collection.