+ I don't know how I got into sculpture. I liked
its physicality, that's the only reason.
+ You can't shake your own sensibility. No matter
what the concept is, the artist's eye decides
when it's right.. which is a notion of sensibility.
+ I don't like a lot of the stuff that goes on
in the art world, but it's hard to be old and
like what goes on around you.
+ The whole idea of making art is to be open,
to be generous, and absorb the viewer and absorb
yourself, to let them go into it. I have to go
into all those places in order to make it work.
+ The paintings got sculptural because the forms
got more complicated. I've learned to weave in
+ I know what I want, but it's physically beyond
me now. I can work on what I can handle. It's
a playoff between the object and my physical limits.
+ I don't like to say I have given my life to
art. I prefer to say art has given me my life.
+ The idea that they know what minimalism is is
absurd. I don't know what minimalism is!
+ People say that the paintings are always big
because they're striving for effect, but they're
also big so that I don't trip over myself, so
that I have room to work, and people can come
in and be comfortable.
+ Abstract paintings must be as real as those
created by the sixteenth century Italians.
+ I hate to say this.. it's made to order. Then,
I disorder it a little bit or, I should say, I
reorder it. I wouldn't be so presumptuous to claim
that I had the ability to disorder it. I wish
+ Time is what you have left.. you just march
with it and use it the best you can.