"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."
"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."