"I still think the social function of art is that kind of negative aesthetic. Otherwise there’s no social function for it."
"Untitled #32 (A Decorated Chronology of Insistence and Resignation)" (1994)
"For me, craft has always been an ideological component in the work because it’s about a type of focus and social comportment that usually isn’t expected of a male. There’s a dutifulness that historically has been referenced or attributed to females, so I’ve always seen my devotion to craft as a type of protest."
- Lari Pittman