"Words are just a way we communicate. Images are a way we communicate. And I couldn't figure out why they had to be in different baskets."
"One thing that really interests me comes especially out of Japanese painting, even kimonos and screens, where you have a number of different kinds of space in the same painting. You have a kind of deep space and then you have something right up on the surface. Two Lane Blacktop (2008) has that."