There aren't really rules for painting, but there’s certain facts and fictions about painting. Part of what I do is document another surface and sort of translate it. They’re like translations, and then part of it is fiction, which is invention.— Vija Celmins
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Somehow the image begins to have a sort of memory in it, even if you can't see it. It can build up a dense feeling toward the end, and then it makes me happier.
I'm not a very confessional artist, you know.
I don't ever reveal what I'm feeling in my work, or what I think about the President. I use nature. I use found images.