Vija Celmins, Gun with Hand #1, 1964, [source]
“I did a lot of drawing of course [as a child]. You know we all did drawing, that’s how it started. You know you’re little, you start drawing. Just keep drawing. It sort of makes a certain kind of life. I guess drawing and reading, I used to read a lot. I made a sort of world. Read a lot, draw a lot, that’s what I used to do.”
— Vija Celmins, interview for Art: 21.