"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 like the wall. The wall being part of the work matters to me a great deal- not taking for granted how these things are in space and in the world. A painting is a conventional form, a rectangular thing that hangs on the wall. It’s a convention that you can then forget about, and then just look at what’s inside the painting. And a sculptural pedestal- that’s another form where you put the thing on the pedestal and then sort of forget how it’s in the world. You just look at this thing on the pedestal."
- Jessica Stockholder