"I still think the social function of art is that kind of negative aesthetic. Otherwise there’s no social function for it."
"Romance? It’s just low grade. If left to my devices, it’s not so great. There are a lot of things which are determined by a kind of romantic impulse, but I try to squelch it. The work is a kind of system. Sometimes I do this canceling thing: if it gets too ‘one thing’, I will try to overlay it with another so it doesn’t get too literal, too poetic, too tough, too anything, too red. Cancel it with a little bit of green or get a vibration."
- Judy Pfaff