"Lola," 1996
Oil on canvas, 78 x 58 inches
© Mary Heilmann
Courtesy the artist, 303 Gallery, New York and Hauser & Wirth, Zürich London

"A lot of my figuring-out-what-to-make time is spent doing some basic counting and measuring and
trying to figure out how big different elements of a piece should be. I could spend days obsessively thinking about three inches, two inches, six inches. It’s very much a mental exercise."

-Mary Heilmann.