“What the surface of a painting can be is an obsession of mine,” Mr. Schnabel said. “If you see how the plate paintings function, it’s very three-dimensional, both physically and spatially. I like dealing with physical problems and rudimentary concerns about trying to stick things to a surface.”
(Tobias Grey, “Julian Schnabel and the Great Painters, Side by Side,” NYTimes, 10-10-18)
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