"I still think the social function of art is that kind of negative aesthetic. Otherwise there’s no social function for 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."