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Sister Mary Corita (Daisy with all the petals yes). Los Angeles: Immaculate Heart College, 1966 

“Sister Corita is the head of the most dynamic and progressive art department in the West of the United States, that of Immaculate Heart College in Los Angeles. In the span of a few years she has become a national celebrity (...) Since 1963, and especially since 1964, Sister Corita has become increasingly attentive to the concrete problems of life and has gone in search of new and living symbols drawn from everyday existence. The present-day cultural context in America beeing what it is, an encounter with 'pop art' was inevitable. But the official pop art (that which is found in the art galleries) is not a reassuring art form. Its view of the world is almost always terribly disenchanted. What it sees, expresses and criticizes is the brutal and boring world of 'mass production', the limited universe of men who have lost their creative soul. Turning her attention to this same world (the world of road signs, of commercial  chain programs, of advertisements, of supermarkets), Sister Corita has seen something entirely different. Out of this refractory material she has drawn true images of celebration, characterized by an astonishing strenght and simplicity by the poetic quality of their colors, by the magic of certain vital words which she has transposed, magnified and unified.”

Fréderic Debuyst. "Serigraphs by Sister Corita". In: Sister Mary Corita (Daisy with all the petals yes). Los Angeles: Immaculate Heart College, 1966 (p. 1)