"Clubchair 46" (2008)

"Clubchair 46," 2008
Painted wood with nylon webbing, 26 1/4 x 17 1/2 x 19 inches
© Mary Heilmann
Courtesy the artist, 303 Gallery, New York and Hauser & Wirth, Zürich London

"I was a sculptor and couldn’t get attention for my sculpture so I started making paintings. I didn’t really study painting in school, but I remember friends who were studying painting at Yale in the ’60s where the big thing was looking hard at a painting and trying to decide if it worked or not."

-Mary Heilmann