I met John Cage in 1949 for two days. He was staying at the same hotel. He...– Ellsworth Kelly interview with Peter von Zeigesar, “How Chance Operations Guide WOrk: An Interview with Ellsworth Kelly,” FORUM 14, nos. 2-3 (June/July, 1989)
In my early work I tried to hide my personality, my psychological state, my...– Jasper Johns in 1984, acknowledging the shift in his work from commonly seen symbols to more personal iconography
ayoungmachine: “The billboard company did not want to print it and install it because of the word ‘love’. They thought the word was offensive and might shock young sensibilities. As we all know, love is a dangerous, uncontrollable emotion that leads people to behave in ways that might disrupt social order. It smells, too, at times.” -Frank Gaard on his artwork “I Love the Fucking Walker” ...