But is it Art?

His early work was abstract - swirls of texture and incomplete lines. But he swore that they were figurative. When asked about an image of randomly-placed right-angles with what looked like gifts of wool stocking to them, he claimed that it was Napoleon at Elba. Later in his career, he produced completely recognisable pictures of nudes or dogs or landscapes and professed surprise that anyone saw them as anything but arrangements of shapes and colours.

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