"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."
"Almost right from the beginning of my career, people were using my work to describe what was going on with appropriation in the art world—even before it was called appropriation, when that famous show was at Artists Space in New York. I wasn’t even in the show, but a lot of people assume I was because my work eventually went on to be emblematic of that."