"Long House (Red Bathroom)" (2004)

"Long House (Red Bathroom)," 2004
Cibachrome print, 48 x 60 inches.
© Laurie Simmons, courtesy the artist and Salon 94, New York.

"I always want everything I do to be perfect (perfect-looking) given the inherent limitations of my work. How can I get puppets to look as real as possible? How can I get the background to look as real as possible? I’m never trying to make things look fake; I’m trying to work with what I have."

- Laurie Simmons