"Words are just a way we communicate. Images are a way we communicate. And I couldn't figure out why they had to be in different baskets."
"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."