"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 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."