"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."
"I cannot re-draw the images I did long ago. I’m in another time. But what’s the difference? Death is death, and there’s my subject matter- the ever-present helicopter, from Vietnam to Iraq. There’s a terrible similarity running through all this stuff."
- Nancy Spero