I particularly wanted to study objects at close range: the female sexual organ, a conch shell, the structure of a flower, all those secondary symbols such as architectural details, drapery in Roman statuary, a sarcophagus or o ther elements in sculpture and painting where it is still possible to perceive a primordial naturalness of female symbols which have gradually become covered up.
I am also
The surfaces of my work are often very dark and reflecting. I like to veil the exactitude of details and leave only an indeterminate halo. At other times the meaning is more than clear…
Suzanne Santoro 1976