Tate St Ives 2010
"As an artist you are not all goody goody looking for truth. I do think people have to be a little honest, but lie a little bit at the same time because nothing is clear. "
Quoted in Miriam Westen 'How much nerve does it take to stand up for "feminine stupidity"?' In Afterall Journal, issue 4, London 2001
"I am a beauty specialist. I have commissioned myself to research happiness and friendliness in my artwork, and with that I take a stand against irony and cynicism. ...I don't know much about real flowers but I love decoration, overall-patterns, symmetry, wallpaper and cute decorations. The strength of beauty is fantastic. .. My desire is to give these things a shape, to visualise them. And what comes out is shocking. The murals look like monsters, but they are exciting too. So I make the murals for the excitement of the subject matter and the communication it might cause..."