"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 gave up painting. In my quest for clarity, I decided that I was going to do everything with just a pencil. You call them drawings; I don’t even call them drawings...I don’t even call them things. They are like areas that are made- concentrated on- thoroughly considered."
- Vija Celmins