"No title (There is a touch of poetry…)" (1997-2001)

"No title (There is a touch of poetry…)," 1997-2001
Ink and watercolor on paper, 16 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches
Collection Zoe and Joel Dictrow, New York
Photo by Joshua White
Courtesy Regen Projects, Los Angeles

"Gumby is a kind of metaphor for how I work. He actually goes into the book, goes into a biography or historical book, interacts with real figures from the past, and he becomes part of it. He brings it to another direction. And I tend to do that in my work."

- Raymond Pettibon