February 23, 1931|
|Died||December 17, 2004
New York City
|Education||Art Academy of Cincinnati
|Known for||Painting, Collage, Sculpture, Assemblage|
|Notable work||The Great American Nude|
I'd never painted anything before. I was quite content to take other people's work since I didn't care anyway about the subject matter. I approached subject matter as a scoundrel. I had nothing to say about it whatsoever. I only wanted to make these exciting paintings.