"In the paintings where it's there—the tenderness—I work for it. I'm not afraid of it. If I could put my bleeding heart in there, I would."
"I made a number of paintings of redacted handprints because this seemed an extreme example of what’s been happening- that there was once a body, and then the body was blacked out. We have found handprints of dead people, and these are extraordinary. I turn these handprints into paintings with apologies to the dead, and then I move to make them as precise, as clear, as possible."
- Jenny Holzer