"At this time in my life, I’m ready to accept or own a kind of romance and melancholy or melodrama that I wasn’t ready to reveal before. It was always there in my inner life as an artist, but I was too afraid to share it."
"These paintings and done in the manner of my student works. Hoffmanesque push-pull theory is also the base organizational principle of the buildings in 'Educational Complex' and even the sculptures that attend them. Everything else is a kind of social gloss added on top of that, taken from various cultural categories."
- Mike Kelley