"Drawing, Saturn" (1982)

"Drawing, Saturn," 1982
Graphite on acrylic ground on paper, 14 x 11 inches
Collection of Paine Webber Group Inc., New York
Courtesy McKee Gallery, New York

"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