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