"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."
"At night, you will have a blinking light (I want it to look like a winking eye) and in the exterior, you’ll have an eyebrow over the window. Because, you know, the Viennese architect Alfred Loos said that he wanted to get rid of eyebrows from windows. Aesthetically, I always look for the weak link in the chain and, rather than glorify Mies van der Rohe—he’s had enough glorification—I just thought I would poke a little fun at him and do a reverse Mies van der Rohe."