"In the paintings where it's there—the tenderness—I work for it. I'm not afraid of it. If I could put my bleeding heart in there, I would."
"The possibility of exploring something not known quite literally will lead to understanding that one can do things lightly and quickly without understanding deep motivations. It’s not exactly frowned upon, but it’s not the norm. For me it has always been very important. All the interesting work I’ve done has always been against ideas I’ve had."