'I see drawing as thinking, as evidence of thinking, evidence of going from one place to another. The image is just sort a sort of armature on which I hang my marks and make my art.Vija Celmins
Those photos reminded me of Celmins' drawing of Saturn (scanned from my copy of Drawing Modern: Works from the Agnes Gund Collection, page 27).
Drawing: Untitled (Saturn), 1979-1981. Graphite.
Quotation: from an interview with Chuck Close in Vija Celmins, A.R.T. Press, 1992, 14.