"At this time in my life, I’m ready to accept or own a kind of romance and melancholy or melodrama that I wasn’t ready to reveal before. It was always there in my inner life as an artist, but I was too afraid to share it."
"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."