"I still think the social function of art is that kind of negative aesthetic. Otherwise there’s no social function for it."
"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