"I'm surprised often that you're not looking at the trees with me - and even feel sometimes I am you painting. They call this fusion and say it's disastrous...It's not much fun being nuts - or living among so many amorphous green trees and ideas."
"I think any involvement of any kind is to forget not being alive. Painting is one of those things. I am alive, we are alive, we are not aware of what is coming next. I am afraid of death. Abandonment is death also. I mean: somebody leaves and other people also leave. I never say goodbye to people…."
"It’s (the color white, ) death. It’s hospitals. It’s my terrible nurses. You can add in Melville, ‘Moby Dick’ a chapter on white. White is absolute horror. It is just the worst."