"The definition of being a modern person is to examine yourself, to reflect on yourself and to be a self-knowledgeable person."
"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