"I still think the social function of art is that kind of negative aesthetic. Otherwise there’s no social function for it."
"Raised Eyebrows/Furrowed Foreheads: (Violet and Green Eyebrows)" (2008)
"There were a lot of things I did want to shed, and one of them was being tasteful. That’s one of the reasons I gave up painting—because it was all about being tasteful. You know, the right red next to the right blue...and you’re very carefully mixing the colors."