"I still think the social function of art is that kind of negative aesthetic. Otherwise there’s no social function for it."
"I found what interested me most about the Los Angeles basin was the natural part of it. And when you think about Los Angeles, that isn’t the thing that normally pops to your mind. But it’s an amazingly verdant if somewhat ominous landscape. There’s nothing like the mixture of the smell of eucalyptus and orange groves to pull you in two directions really."
- Robert Adams