I did not mean to say or imply that Noland’s work is about the same problems as Matisse’s work of about 1914 to 1917. Part of a sentence was left out on page 63 of my article (“Richard Diebenkorn: Cloudy Skies over Ocean Park,” Artforum, February, 1972) and the meaning, unfortunately, was slightly altered.

Please make note of another typographical error. The sentence should read: “For my part I think that Matisse’s way of phrasing the questions in his work of about 1914 to 1917 was remarkable at that time. . . .”

Jerrold Lanes

Cambridge, Massachusetts


There is an error in Robert Pincus-Witten’s review (Artforum, January, 1972) of my work. The steel plate pieces are based on centripetal overhead balance, i.e. the plates are mutually interdependent and each is required for the support of the whole. The tapering of the corner is essential for the balance of the works on a level

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