"For us, the idea of having a work that has contradictions is very important—when, in affirming something, it includes itself and attacks itself. How can you put together all of these things that have nothing to do with each other? You use glue! Glue can be an idea, a word. You can use an ideological glue."
"I’m always allergic to problem-solving because I just think it’s so Puritan. And maybe that’s a cultural thing for me. I’ve come to understand and internalize the spectator’s appraisal of the work. And one of the things that I’m ambivalent about, but don’t totally discard, is the fact that the work might seem a lot more constructed and pre-planned than it actually is."
- Lari Pittman