"Art making is a form of alchemy, in a way, because you are trying…to make gold from nothing. When it works very well is when you manage to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary."
"I didn’t know that they would be successful as big pictures. I was kind of afraid when I went to the lab for the first time to see them; I thought they might start to break down digitally. And maybe, I thought, they should be subtle. I don’t know if that’s just me—as a woman you sort of want to have things a little subtler than out there, in your face—but I was happy with how they looked."