“. . . I like wood. I spent a large amount of my life working with wood. Owl is my first wood. I was teaching children in Scarsdale and would bring them this sort of material to show them what they could do with found objects.”
— Robert Indiana
“Joachim Pissarro Interviews Robert Indiana,” in Joachim Pissarro and Maria Hoberman, Robert Indiana: Rare Works from 1959 on Coenties Slip (Zurich: Galerie Gmurzynska, 2011), p. 60.