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Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul.
I'm not only a person of color, I'm also a woman. And I'm not only a woman, I'm also a woman from the Third World. All those elements put together means I have a lot to do.
Every art expression is rooted fundamentally in the personality and temperament of the artist.
I look at the artistic process as like experiencing the world, channeling it through your personality and sending it back out there. That's the process.
The solo years have been more meaningful to the audiences than the Smiths years, but the press in England only write about me in relation to the Smiths era.
It's flattering to make a picture which becomes a classic within 10 years; it's not so flattering, however, when people get the impression it's the only picture you've ever made.
I don't want to sound like an aesthete, but one has to be true to the art. And that means being true to the tradition of the art but also being true to your own artistic vision.
You're only going to get surface with me. It takes me ages to warm up to people.
Personally, I'm very private, so when my door is closed, it means I'm unavailable, and when it's open, it doesn't mean you can come in.