I was trying to write an autobiography using prints and patterns that reference emotional, psychological, and personal development in my work, as a person growing up, figuring out who I was. I used fabrics to stand in for occurrences.
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Jim Hodges Quotes
As a viewer, my own work elicits strong emotional reaction from me.
For a while, I thought a lot about lineage. Where do I belong? Who am...
I think young people have a wonderful reaction to color because it's not screwed up...
There is a broad range of reaction to the work, as there is a broad...
Landscape is a piece that is emotional and psychological.
Color is an intense experience on its own.
I wasn't interested in holding onto the evidence of things.
I work from a personal place, and the work has personal meaning for me.
But most people don't come up to me and express a lot of emotion.
However, some of my work is very subtle, and one should expect very subtle reactions...
My latest works are these things with light bulbs.
When I make art, I think about its ability to connect with others, to bring...
I was feeling a strong need to change, grow, and break with particular things that...
I'm an average person.
When I started working with mirrors, it seemed to be the perfect material to stand...
I move very slowly. It's usually material first. I sit with the material for a...
It's as if I were collaborating with myself, revealing my relationship to the material. My...
I think that some works are more accessible than others.
Often, I work out of my work. One work takes me to the next thing.
Color is for me the purest form of expression, the purest abstract reality.