"…it has to do with intent. It’s just like the same analogy as when Isadora Duncan makes a leap that shocks the world. Why is it not – why do they call it art? Why is that exact same motion that Biletnikoff did in Super Bowl 12 when he caught that ball, why is that not art? It’s just as beautiful. The reason is that it wasn’t intended to be."

- Painter Mel Ramos expounds upon the difference between art and football in his oral history interview, 1981 May 15.

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