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It’s a shame when other people’s gambling habits change the meaning of paintings or when fluctuations of value start to dictate how people perceive art…
I think of other artists as generous when I get inspired by their work. That’s why I like curating. You don’t want to take someone…
I make images from things I find serendipitously. I don’t know what it is, but I know it when I see it. It could be…
A lot of the images I use are already out there in the public or in the news. I just steal them or photograph them…
Architecture is a discourse; everything is a discourse. Fashion discourse is actually a micro-discourse, because it’s centered around the body. It is the most rapidly…
To me, a drop of oil paint or a xerographic dot are the same thing – they’re all just language.
When you mix fashion and politics, you get fascism. Politics have fashion, and it’s bad; fashion has politics, that are ugly.
I was a pretty pretentious kid. I was always making art.
I’m not a pessimist at all, but I’m not an optimist, either.
I think that fashion is industrial, whereas style is ideological. So they’re not necessarily connected.
I love language, and I love the failure of language.
I don’t have a great imagination to share something with you that you don’t know, so it’s about interpreting things – a dialogue.
I do not connect fashion to elegance. Elegance is in the wilderness, and fashion is in the domestic.
I do believe that I will see the apocalypse in my lifetime. And when it comes, I’m not repenting for anything I’ve done.
Dead people don’t really die. They live on within you.
A lot of people use a smiley face when they write letters. But it’s this huge insane compulsion, like ‘I’m happy! I swear!’ I’m not…
I’m really interested in the difference between selfishness and generosity. It confuses me to no end because sometimes it all just feels like pure indulgence…
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