Nicole Eisenman

Nicole Eisenman: Fantastic Worlds

Yeah, there’s definitely a lot of self-portraiture. Even the work that doesn’t look like self-portraiture is self-portraiture. My father is a psychiatrist, and a part of our dialogue together is analyzing the inner lives of various artists, how their unconscious thoughts show up in their work. Those conversations taught me to look at my work in the same way. It’s similar to analyzing a dream. It’s so interesting to me.

July/August 2000
Interview / Rebecca Dimling Cochran