I feel I know Gordon through his work and ask if that is because much of it includes himself. “Most artists would say that everything becomes a huge self-portrait. I don’t know if that would be accurate.
“Half your time you are trying to hide things and half your time you are trying to make things explicit.” In the end, it is all about “psychological archaeology”.
Douglas Gordon, “In the Studio: Douglas Gordon, artist,” The Independent, 2013, accessed February 15, 2017.