"Story-telling is and always has been story telling first, as painting is and has always been painting first. This is what I mean when I say that this work is much closer to the cave than it will ever be to the drawing room. So forget everything you know, learn to be stupid before the blank page, and just tell stories. Remember Proust talking about a great painter who had the gift of becoming 'stupid before the empty canvas.'"
— Richard Bausch