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DAVID REMFRY

David Remfry, artist, on his bird-shaped gold weight. GB Let’s talk about your birds. Tell me why you chose them. DR Well, it’s twofold. I’ve been interested in birds since […]

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DAVID MAYER

Professor David Mayer, Theatre Historian, on the poster for the play, Blue Jeans by Joseph Arthur. GB Tell me why you chose this. DM This is something that is instantly […]

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LISE MAYER

Lise Mayer, comedy writer, on her grandmother’s western saddle. GB Tell me why you chose this? LM I’ve chosen my grandmother’s western saddle, which was hand made for her in […]

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KYLE TAYLOR

Kyle Taylor, author and founder of Fair Vote UK, on the Los Angeles 110/105 freeway interchange. GB Tell me why you’ve chosen this. KT I grew up in the Greater […]

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POLLY MORGAN

Polly Morgan, artist, on a piece of polystyrene packaging. GB Tell me why you chose this. PM I think I’ve often found things beautiful that other people haven’t. I’ve often […]

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JOHN KEANE

John Keane, artist, on an Owl butterfly. GB Tell me why you’ve chosen the Owl butterfly as your object of beauty JK I first encountered an Owl butterfly or Caligo, when […]

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AMANDA STRONZA

Amanda Stronza, anthropologist, professor, conservationist, and wildlife photographer, on a snapping turtle. GB Tell me why you chose the snapping turtle? AS Aesthetically, I think they’re really beautiful, they’re this muted […]

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LADY HALE

Lady Hale, Judge and Lord Temporal, on Barbara Hepworth’s Family of Man in the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. GB Tell me why you chose this. BH Well, there are lots of […]