And colors, you know -
they play hide and seek, and tag
with flowers, leaves, mud and the sea
and make up a lot of stories.
In one of his so many beautiful letters, [van Gogh] says he gives gratitude to the sunflower because it exists. And I give gratitude to trees because they exist, and that’s all my painting is about.
"My nostalgia is not for the books, but for a kind of literary reading, a slower time when my head felt more clear, and focus came easy."