“Look at all the works in museums by Anonymous during the last 4000 years. Anonymous is everywhere doing the best work in every country in every century. The greatest artists have always been anonymous. It’s only been in the last 600 years or so that an ego identification has been attached to things. It has been to the detriment of the work. The work should represent itself alone. Putting a name on it removes it outside what the work is, unless the work has a very personal relationship. The insistence on displaying conspicuous names on works is an interference. It’s like having a huge Coca Cola sign stuck in the middle of Yosemite National Park in front of the Bridal Veil waterfall.”


— Bruce Conner, 2005