"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 towers are enigmatic. That white tower up there is such a wacky shape, popping out of that mound. These things appeal to me. And then I love the fact that the kids ride around on here in their ATVs. The thought of somebody riding around on one of these machines like this, with absolutely no rules and laws governing them, and so forth and so on. I think it's very wonderful. I think it's a lovely bit of youth having its own good time, in its own way."