"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 figured it’s everything that Mies van der Rohe would hate. I’m having manufactured a couch in the shape of an ear, which will be against a blank wall. And not only will there be a couch in the shape of an ear, but it will be flanked left and right by two upturned noses as sconces, so that you will either have light or flowers coming out of the nostrils."