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Paradoxically, it is not necessary for the feeling itself to be genuine and spontaneous for it to stand as testimony to the genuineness and spontaneousness of the leader.
But the spontaneousness with which that title adhered to what I regard as his best works is itself evidence that something more than the paintiness of paint is being transacted in these huge spaces.
Nor would we designate as works on paper etchings and lithographs, though literally this is what they are, because the mediation of considerable technical prowess fits awkwardly with the spontaneousness insinuated by the new term.