"Words are just a way we communicate. Images are a way we communicate. And I couldn't figure out why they had to be in different baskets."
"There’s a very clear relationship between my work and the history of that work, or the Constructivists or Italian Futurists in certain ways. But in terms of what I’m interested in painting, I can go after a painter—one part of a person’s painting—and not necessarily his or her whole work."