"People fear death even more than pain. It’s strange that they fear death. Life hurts a lot more than death. At the point of death, the pain is over."
He is known for is provocative, charismatic and jokey persona and of course his work in which he did not adopt a specific style and medium resulted in an extremely prolific and varied oeuvre which includes an amalgam of plenty of different artistic mediums. The retrospective in Berlin’s Hamburger Bahnhof Museum is definitely one of the top must-sees of 2013.
"There must be something strangely sacred in salt. It is in our tears and in the sea."