Inadvertent naturalistic calligraphic tendencies of literati colour-field non-figuration whose outcomes exemplify not the expression of the individual or its cult but serve the collective documentation, curation and advancement of ascetic-arts knowledge.

Yves Klein

On the beach at Nice, Iris [Clert], Yves Klein and me. Iris, to unnerve Yves, doesn't cease complimenting me on my legs. After five minutes, Yves rises: "One goes; I've enough, this sea, this sky. All this blue, it is my blue! I am copied, blue, blue..."

Sur la plage à Nice, Iris, Yves Klein et moi. Iris pour énerver Yves ne cesse de me complimenter sur mes jambes. Au bout de cinq minutes Yves se lève: "On s'en va, j'en ai assez, cette mer, ce ciel. Tout ce bleu, c'est mon bleu! On me copie, le bleu, le bleu..."
René Laubies, Portraits et Aphorismes, 2001.

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