"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."
"I was getting tired of hearing the complaint, "My kid could do this," and "We don’t get it. What’s modern art? Blah, blah, blah." And I wondered what would really happen if you gave people what they wanted, something they always look at."