"I urge the audience to enjoy! Whatever they must do to get their kicks."
"Above all else it is about leaving a mark that I existed: I was here. I was hungry. I was defeated. I was happy. I was sad. I was in love. I was afraid. I was hopeful. I had an idea and I had a good purpose and that's why I made works of art."
"In retrospect I can see my desire to create abstractions has become more and more radical. Art should not be delivering a report on reality, but should be looking at what's behind something."
"It all boils down to the desire to live forever. That's what art is all about."
"Illusions as bad as mine make people aware of the fallacies of visual information and the pleasure to be derived from such fallacies."
"Part of the idea is to get the audience to question their preconceived ideas about women, sex - things like that."
"Forcing things to relate that would probably otherwise be unrelated."
"My work is aimed at creating a world in which i wish to live."
"The works that best achieve their objective [. . .] give us an aesthetic experience, they give us information, and they ask us to react."