What piece of art changed your life? How did it affect you?
One of the things that really changed my life was meeting Jackson Pollock and seeing his drip paintings when they were still wet in the studio. They impressed upon me that the canvas and self are indivisible—they cannot be divided. The work is the self.
Grace Hartigan passed away Saturday. Her response to our "life-changing art" query first appeared in the September 2006 issue of Baltimore.