"Beauty is just kind of an accident. Beauty is just a happenstance. Beauty is the remainders of being a painter."
"The drawings are painterly except they’re not on stretched canvas. I know they’re not paintings because paintings make me a little ill, when I make them, because I start doing this push-pull thing, this here-there thing. I’m haunted by all of the rhetoric of painting. Elizabeth Murray is a real painter- such a painter! Her paintings are hard work. They’re emotional. They’re direct. She’s not embarrassed. She is there when she paints. She keeps in touch with her life."
- Judy Pfaff