Interviewer: How do you respond to some of your critics? They have said a mop of tangled hair, a child's contour map of the battle of Gettysburg, cathartic disintegration, degenerate. What do you say to that?
Jackson Pollock: You forgot baked macaroni.
Jackson Pollock: If people would just look at the paintings, I don't think they would have any trouble enjoying them. It's like looking at a bed of flowers, you don't tear your hair out over what it means.
Interviewer: How do you know when you're finished with a painting?
Jackson Pollock: How do you know when you're finished making love?