"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."
"Prima Facie (Fifth State): Elephant Pink / Pink Popsicle / Sweet 16 Pink / Pink Harmony / Touch of Pink / Paradise Pink / I Love You Pink / Pink Bliss" (2006)
"When I was in high school and college, I worked in a building-supply store that sold paints. I noticed that paint names began to have no connection to the colors. There’s a total disconnect between the name and the color. And I said, "That’s like literature.""