I always dreamed of working in Paris, of going to the Coupole and slapping Picasso or Giacometti on the shoulder.
Don't have rules, taboos, or limits.
I was making a film on Muhammad Ali in 1964, and I went to Miami to film everything around the fight for the world championship with Sonny Liston. I had the good luck of flying down to Miami, and there was one empty seat, and the guy sitting next to this empty seat was Malcolm X.
Fashion was more of a sideline for me. I did it for the money.
This is supposed to be the Big Apple, with neighborhoods where the houses are all good-looking and the skyscrapers and everything. But to me, New York is kind of shoddy and uncomfortable.
I had no real respect for good technique because I didn't know what it was. I was self-taught, so that stuff didn't matter to me.