"Beauty is just kind of an accident. Beauty is just a happenstance. Beauty is the remainders of being a painter."
"I collaborated with a museum in Utah. It turned out that it was in a coal-mining town. The coal miners would find naturally formed casts of dinosaur tracks in the roofs of the coal mines. Even the paleontological preparator (who made molds for me so I could make the casts in New York) used to work in a coal mine."