"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."
"I literally painted them on the ground because you could pour gasoline on them and it would stay on the surface. So there were practical reasons for painting that way, not formal ones. But there was real action—a spontaneous going into character. I didn’t plan on it. And I wasn’t thinking Living Theater or Julian Beck or any of that."