"In the paintings where it's there—the tenderness—I work for it. I'm not afraid of it. If I could put my bleeding heart in there, I would."
"To some degree, we could say that most cities are populated by traumatized survivors and historic monuments that are witnessing conflicts and problems...I realized that there is one place in Boston where those two are extremely close to each other- that the Revolutionary War monument on Bunker Hill somehow connected with the daily struggle and battleground of Charlestown residents living in the shadow of that monument- where, on a weekly or monthly basis, someone was murdered, killed, or executed..."
- Krzysztof Wodiczko