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SARAH HEGENBART

Sarah Hegenbart, curator, on Barnett Newman’s Midnight Blue GB Tell me why you’ve chosen this painting. SH I chose a painting that really matters to me and that struck me […]

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ALEX ROSS

Alex Ross, music critic, on his photograph of Panamint Valley, California. GB Tell me why you chose this. AR Being a cooped-up city dweller, I have a strong yearning for […]

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SIMON KEENLYSIDE

Simon Keenlyside, baritone, on his Venus figurine pendant. GB Tell me why you chose this. SK I was always fascinated with the earliest artifacts and paintings made by modern humans, […]

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TIM MARLOW

Tim Marlow, art historian and Director of Exhibitions at White Cube – on the imprint of his son’s head on a pillow. GB Tell me why you chose this. TM […]

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ANNA TREVELYAN

Anna Trevelyan, stylist, on blood. GB Tell me why you’ve chosen blood. AT I’ve chosen blood because to me it’s the beginning and end of everything. It’s pumping through all […]

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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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JIM HOLT

Jim Holt, philosopher, on his miniature replica of the Rietveld chair. GB Tell me why you chose your chair. JH I have the aesthetic of a mathematician, even though I’m […]

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PATRICK BARLOW

Patrick Barlow, actor, comedian, playwright – on his picture of Jesus from Pasolini’s film, the Gospel of Matthew GB Tell me why you chose this? PB Well the Gospel of […]

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MARINA ABRAMOVIĆ

Marina Abramovic, Water Study (D) – With Eyes Closed I See Happiness, Photograph 2012 courtesy Marina Abramovic Archive and Sean Kelly Gallery   Marina Abramović, artist, on a glass of water GB Tell […]

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TOM CAIRNS

Tom Cairns, director, on a still from the film, Badlands GB Why did you choose this still from Badlands? TC It’s a simple snapshot that represents one of my favourite […]