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I was trying to show colour, but I realized at the private view that the public were prisoners of a preconceived point of view and that, confronted with all these surfaces of different colours, they responded far more to the inter-relationship of the different propositions, they reconstituted the elements of a decorative polychromy. 1956)
"Yves Klein, 1928 1962, Selected Writings", ed. J & J, the Tate Gallery, London 1974, p. 30

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