"I still think the social function of art is that kind of negative aesthetic. Otherwise there’s no social function for it."
"Choosing the different objects to be shown at Versailles, I just opened myself up and listened to the works that I created. With Bourgeois Bust—Jeff and Ilona, I wanted to create something that was very romantic—a bourgeois couple, kissing. But I wanted to be able to bring Ilona’s body and my body down together in a point so that it’s a heart—a symbol of love—and take the flesh and cut through it to form it that way without any sense of violence."