"Type Drawing" (2004)

"Type Drawing," 2004
Oil pastel and watercolor pencil, 15 1/16 x 11 3/16 inches
Courtesy 303 Gallery, New York and Miller Block Gallery, Boston

"I’m acting on impulse in the drawings. Because they’re not so studied, they can capture something I didn’t anticipate. They’re more playful than the paintings, and that keeps the paintings from being too one-note."

- Laylah Ali