” I don’t know if I would describe myself as a political artist. “


” Art points to things. It’s a way of giving people not the standard way of looking at the world. “


” I make art to figure out what I’m thinking, not to tell people what I think. “


” I graduated from Wesleyan University with a B.A. in art. I was really headed toward an architecture degree, but when I did the requirements for the major, I realized I was more interested in how people live in buildings than in making buildings. I was more interested in the interactions that happened inside the structures. “


” In ’89, I got a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. That’s when I started to get into group shows. Suddenly, I sort of ‘came out’ as an artist. “


” In 2011, ‘Yourself in the World,’ a book of my writings and interviews, was published in conjunction with a retrospective of my work at the Whitney Museum of American Art. “


” It’s an artist’s job to always have their antennas up. “



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