" I have been surprised by how many people have wanted to tell me that they, or their son, or father or brother, have spent some part of their lives doing construction work. They seem really pleased to have their contributions to our city, our world, be recognized. Even as they acknowledge that buildings are not permanent, that sooner or later they come down, and are replaced, that this is an endeavor that involves vast numbers of people in one capacity or another."
"I have also felt that I got something right when I stumbled onto the title of my exhibit, 'Rebar.' The word itself seems to conjure some strong feelings for a lot of people. They seem to like saying it. 'Rebar…Rebar'. "