"Art making is a form of alchemy, in a way, because you are trying…to make gold from nothing. When it works very well is when you manage to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary."
"The figures that were black and red were taken from Greek vases, the ancient Greek vases on which the images were black on red. I don’t know if the image of what I call the dildo dancer was from a vase, but in any case I transformed it. I loved that figure when I first saw it; it was so full of vitality. Everything I show here is exaggerated; it’s all from my imagination- all of these highly sexualized poses and activities, all either murderous or joyous. I like the idea that I can have that freedom. I’m really grateful."
- Nancy Spero