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    It is essential for me to become involved in another search, and 'search' is the proper word to use because it promises discovery along with the risk.
    — Abe Ajay
    tags: risk  discovery 
     
    The search which takes place in my studio might best be described as a mining operation, a vertical dig in which a number of discoveries are apt to surface from a single shaft.
    — Abe Ajay
    tags: discovery 
     
    Somewhere in my head, a private conviction exists that 'Search is the Process' and 'Discovery the Art Form.
    — Abe Ajay
    tags: process  discovery 
     
    Every time some new huckster of angst-ridden metaphor is appointed by Art Forum, the congregation genuflects, stroking the catalog like a handful of Rosary beads, and starts spreading that old gospel according to Hyperbole. No questions asked... And thus the bill of goods is sold, all along the line. An art historical snake, swallowing its own tale.
    — Abe Ajay
    By and large, the making of serious, thoughtful and occasionally valuable art has become a lonely persuasion, while the marketing of art has become a boutique operation, manipulated by fashion, self-serving art scholars and the vagaries of the auction block.
    — Abe Ajay
    tags: fashion  marketing 
     
    Collage-making, for me, is basically an act of painting, allowing me to indulge in an appetite for immediacy.
    — Abe Ajay
    tags: painting 
     
    I advise students on the subject of color as follows: If it looks good enough to eat, use it.
    — Abe Ajay
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