"Blood on the Tracks" (2005)

"Blood on the Tracks," 2005
Oil on canvas, 54 x 54 inches
© Mary Heilmann
Courtesy the artist, 303 Gallery, New York and Hauser & Wirth, Zürich London

"Often I put a deep-space kind of motif on a shaped canvas like that and then the two squares that are the empty space make the wall be part of the painting. Then you get real space and fake space, and the physical object—the canvas, shaped or rectangular."

-Mary Heilmann