"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."
"'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