"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."
"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