"I met John Cage in 1949 for two days. He was staying at the same hotel. He introduced himself to me, and I didn’t know who he was then; but a friend of mine said, he’s one of the new music people. I showed him one of my first abstract things, and he was the first to make me feel like maybe I could do something."
Ellsworth Kelly interview with Peter von Zeigesar, “How Chance Operations Guide WOrk: An Interview with Ellsworth Kelly,” FORUM 14, nos. 2-3 (June/July, 1989)
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