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SCIENCE

ALUN ANDERSON

Image constructed from thousands of pictures taken from an orbiter flying around the Moon, so there is tremendous depth of detail in the full size image. The full size image […]

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ELLEN WINNER

Ellen Winner, Professor of Psychology, on Picasso’s Head of a Woman. GB Tell me why you chose this. EW I love this sculpture because it’s so beautiful. It is also […]

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COLIN SELF

    Colin Self, artist, on an oak tree in his garden GB Tell me why you chose your oak tree. CS I have a book that I bought off […]

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HARI KUNZRU

Hari Kunzru, author, on an image from Robert Longo’s Men in the Cities GB Tell me why you chose this. HK I find it endlessly fascinating to look at those […]

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RICHARD SENNETT

Richard Sennett, Professor of Sociology and the Humanities, on his Arabia soup tureen GB Tell me why you chose this. RS It gives us a sense of the evolution of […]

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DILARA FINDIKOGLU

Dilara Findikoglu, fashion designer, on her vagina GB Tell me why you chose this. DF I did a collection based on a religion that I’d created. There were six looks […]

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TOM DIXON

Tom Dixon, designer, on the blue whale skeleton in London’s Natural History Museum. GB Tell me why you chose this. TD It’s quite an early memory for me, seeing the […]

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DON BROWN

Don Brown, artist, on the new moon. GB Tell me why you chose this. DB I thought for quite a long time about what I find beautiful, I suppose my […]

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JORDAN ASHLEY

Nan one month after being battered, 1984. Copyright Nan Goldin. Jordan Ashley, founder of Souljourn Yoga, on Nan Goldin’s work, Nan one month after being battered. GB Tell me why […]

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YAYOI KUSAMA

In celebration of Yayoi Kusama opening her own museum in Tokyo, here’s an interview we did with her in 2013. You travelled alone to New York in 1957. It was […]

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THOM YORKE

Thom Yorke, musician, on his picture of a rock formation in Cornwall – ‘An old giant’s backbone buried in the rocks’. GB Tell me why you chose this rock formation: […]

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MARK WELSH

Photograph by Martin Crook Mark Welsh on his own work, Anatomy of an Audubon GB Tell me why you chose this. MW I’ve chosen this multi-media collage I made, not […]

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DAVID POEPPEL

David Poeppel, Professor of Psychology and Neural Science, on Alberto Giacometti’s Chariot GB Tell me why you chose this. DP Although I have seen many pieces by Giacometti and admire […]

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PAUL LISS

Paul Liss, fine art dealer, on Colin Gill’s Allegory, 1920 – 21 GB Tell me why you chose this. PL Allegory, the opus magi of Colin Gill, the first artist […]

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FAYE WEI WEI

GB Tell me why you chose this. FWW I think they’re the most beautiful and precious objects that I own. They’re like jewels to me, except that they’re from nature […]