"At this time in my life, I’m ready to accept or own a kind of romance and melancholy or melodrama that I wasn’t ready to reveal before. It was always there in my inner life as an artist, but I was too afraid to share it."
"I’ve looked a great deal at Chinese calligraphy paintings. I haven’t studied them in the way art historians have but, in terms of that kind of mark-making, I think each mark has meaning because of the way that it was made. And that meaning is conveyed by the lean on the mark."