"In the paintings where it's there—the tenderness—I work for it. I'm not afraid of it. If I could put my bleeding heart in there, I would."
"In the ’70s I was making the Surrogate Paintings (1978–79). I would show them like stand-ins for paintings, almost like stage props, so that—in my mind—when you walked into the gallery you would recognize that you were playing a role in a social game of what a gallery is."