Cape Town Office
‘At the time of making these paintings I was reading Hanya Yanagihara’s A Little Life, which was an inspiring parallel picture of young men entering adulthood. My characters are almost all millennials, Generation Y … It’s a response to my environment, observing my millennial children growing up in an affluent but changeable world filled to bursting with real and psychic hunger and emptiness.’
Kate Gottgens, quoted in Layla Leiman (2016) Are you scared of this too? Kate Gottgens new show ‘Famine’, [Online] Available: https://10and5.com/2016/09/26/are-you-scared-of-this-too-kate-gottgensnew-show-famine/ [6 December 2018].