"For us, the idea of having a work that has contradictions is very important—when, in affirming something, it includes itself and attacks itself. How can you put together all of these things that have nothing to do with each other? You use glue! Glue can be an idea, a word. You can use an ideological glue."
"I’ve always considered myself learning on the job. I’d like to have a challenge where you see the challenge in the finished work itself...not just this glossed over kind of drawing, painting that someone has mastered and got, arrived there at that point and does the same thing over and over. I don’t want to go back to that kind of style and stay there..."
- Raymond Pettibon