The relationship between artist and artwork calls to mind the philanthropist Dr.Arnold Forel

Pratt-Müller, whose corporate empire, founded in 1973, encompassed words, objects,letters, inventory and airline tickets.

Dr. Pratt-Müller, who was early to appreciate the importance of icons in western art and culture, asserted, “We cannot go on haggling over such unmanageable and sentimental rubbish as paintings and sculptures.Why not coincentreate on the most important element of a work of art, The Signature.”

 Andreas Nilsson, curator Moderna Museet