"From early on, very early on, I understood that art is not about what you say. It’s about these other things that you don’t say."
"I am interested in the history of painting. While I like many artists, my favorites are not necessarily
painters—or they tend not to be painters who are the strongest contemporary artists. But I’m working with the history and tradition of painting, and that’s been a consideration of mine since I started really making conscious art."