1 “By style is meant the constant form–and sometimes the constant elements, qualities, and expression–in the art of an individual or a group.” Meyer Schapiro, “Style” (1953), Alfred Louis Kroeber ed., Anthropology Today: An Encyclopedic Inventory(Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1953), p. 287.
2 “I like everything that has no style: dictionaries, photographs, nature, myself and my paintings. (Because style is violent, and I am not violent.)”Gerhard Richter: Writings, Interviews and Letters 1961-2007 (London: Thomas and Hudson, 2009), p. 32.
3Harold Rosenberg, The Tradition of the New(N.Y.: Horizon Press, 1959).