Today, ______ itself is obsolete. In documenting art on the basis of ______: we are human and true for the sake of ______, ______, and ______. At the crossroads of the lights, alert, attentively awaiting ______. If you find it futile and don’t want to waste your time on a ______ that means nothing, consider that here we cast ______ on fertile ground. Here we have a right to do some prospecting, for we have ______. We are ghosts drunk on energy, we dig into ______ . We are a ______ as tropically abundant as ______, which is the art of making ______ established as ______ on a canvas before our eyes, yet today the striving for ______ in a work of art seems ______ to art. Art is a ______ concept, exalted as ______, inexplicable as life, indefinable and ______. The work of art comes into being through the ______ of the elements. 72 The medium is as ______ as the artist. Essential only is the forming, and because the medium is ______ , any ______ whatsoever will ______ . ______ is the name for such art. ______ stands for freedom. ______ changes meaning with the change in the insight of those who view it. Every artist must be allowed to mold a pic­ ture out of ______. The ______ of natural elements is ______ to a work of art. Instead, it is the artist who ______ to produce ______, in order to make a better art.«

Michael Betancourt
/ Reader 1 p. 468-469