Mickalene Thomas

Interview with the Artist

1. Who's your favorite artist?
David Hockney.
2. What's your favorite film?
Bullets Over Broadway by Woody Allen.
3. If not yourself, who would you want to be?
Priscilla, my dog, the funniest miniature long-haired dachshund that I know.
4. What's your motto or favorite quote?
"Never be shaken, no matter what happens or what others say. Never be flustered. Never lose confidence. This is the way we should strive to live our lives. Doing so is a sign of genuine character." — Daisaku Ikeda
5. What would you want your last meal on earth to be?
Pork. Loads of pork, especially the pork belly!
6. What's your guilty pleasure?
Watching a movie to fall asleep.

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