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Larry Poons

Larry Poons, Untitled, ca.1964
Born (1937-10-01) October 1, 1937 (age 79)
Tokyo, Japan
Education School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Art Students League of New York.
Known for Abstract art
Notable work Brown Sound [1]
Spouse(s) Paula DeLuccia

The only thing simple about the past is that it's not now.
There's something always instinctively visually right about nature. There's no difference, to my eye, between looking at a great painting and looking at nature. Because painting, when it's great, has the same immutable rightness, unquestioned rightness, about it.
Larry Poons
If you want to be told what to think, well, I'm not in that business.
If you think you know where you're going to be 10 years from now, that's where you're at now. You're just putting it off.
Larry Poons
There are people who don't respond to color. That's what painting is. It's color.
Larry Poons
A great painting is a great painting.