"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."
"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