"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."
"'The Ballerina and the Bum' was in the beginning days of video for artists. Practically all of the video, except for some works which were very funny like Bill Wegman’s, were what used to be called self-referential works in relation to art, dealing with aspects of minimalism or whatever the particular artist was concerned with. Formalist considerations. Now people look at it and they could die of boredom..."
- Eleanor Antin