"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."
"Raised Eyebrows/ Furrowed Foreheads: (Black and Blue Eyebrows)" and "Raised Eyebrows/ Furrowed Foreheads: (Black Eyebrow and Wild Hair)" (2008)
"I just would go through hundreds of billboard sheets and now and then I would find something I liked. There was one occasion when it was a big head, and I got maybe an ear. Or I got a nose, or a forehead and an eye. And those were a basis for paintings back then. You know, you always come
back to the same idea but from a different direction."