„The creative process lies not in imitating, but in paralleling nature — translating the impulse received from nature into the medium of expression, thus vitalizing this medium. The picture should be alive, the statue should be alive, and every work of art should be alive.“

—  Hans Hofmann, Search for the Real and Other Essays (1948), 'Painting and Culture' p. 55
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