"At this time in my life, I’m ready to accept or own a kind of romance and melancholy or melodrama that I wasn’t ready to reveal before. It was always there in my inner life as an artist, but I was too afraid to share it."
"It looks like a kind of ancient Oriental armor. The first sculpture was covered with three thousand military dog tags. From a distance the dog tags look like fish scales. The shape of that jacket was not something that I invented. I used the U.S. military jacket liner and just put the dog tags on the top of it. So I used all contemporary materials but they ended up looking like ancient ones."
- Do-Ho Suh