"For us, the idea of having a work that has contradictions is very important—when, in affirming something, it includes itself and attacks itself. How can you put together all of these things that have nothing to do with each other? You use glue! Glue can be an idea, a word. You can use an ideological glue."
"It’s playing with high-art form. I adore the ballet, but in some ways it’s a completely ridiculous art form. It is so stupid, but it can be very beautiful. And I dealt with it because of its interest to me as a classical art form that deals essentially with beauty. And then, of course, it’s complex history with Diaghilev as the disseminator of modern art, modernism, as it were, in the popular culture."
- Eleanor Antin