"Ghost Pallet" (2008)

"Ghost Pallet," 2008
Oil on canvas, 40 x 30 inches
© Mary Heilmann
Courtesy the artist, 303 Gallery, New York and Hauser & Wirth, Zürich London

"When I decided to be an artist, one of the big reasons was to drop out—to do something sort of outlaw. When I told my mother, she said, “You’ll starve in a garret.” And I thought, “Yes, that’s exactly what I want!” "

-Mary Heilmann