If something sticks with me for a long time, it goes into a painting.
I really don't have a clear trajectory at all.
Art points to things. It's a way of giving people not the standard way of looking at the world.
I don't know if I would describe myself as a political artist.
I don't cook, and I don't care to, but Gabrielle Hamilton made me realize that food is about love and connection. And she has had a hell of an interesting life.
I'm interested in when language fails, when it is opaque.
Rather than say art is art and life is life, I like to say that they're joined and inextricable.
What I realized is that my interest in literature has more deeply structured my practice than I thought.
Black and white is so familiar. It's how we see the printed word in books, so it's kind of neutral in a way. Yet it's ironic that black and white is so charged socially, what with its association with race.
An artwork is an arrangement of things. The ideal show for me would be if everything touched, literally touched, so that everything would blur together.
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