"In the paintings where it's there—the tenderness—I work for it. I'm not afraid of it. If I could put my bleeding heart in there, I would."
"You have to ask yourself, 'What is this about?' Is this about making pictures of ideas that you want to do, or is about really the idea of trying to make a drawing that has its own reality. And that's the challenge."
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