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RUSSELL BENNETT

Russell Bennett, fashion designer and artist, on Concorde  GB Tell me why you chose this.  RB To me, something beautiful should excite an emotion, as though it switches something on […]

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MOLLY PARKIN

Molly Parkin, Painter and Poet, on her garden. GB Tell me why you chose this. MP The garden rescues me all the time. I’ve always loved trees.  When I gave […]

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GIDEON ROSEN

  Gideon Rosen, philosopher, on Marcel Duchamp’s ‘3 Standard Stoppages’ GB Tell me why you chose this? What was your reaction when you first saw it? GR When I was […]

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BISHI

Bishi, musician, artist, performer, on one of Ethel le Rossignol’s psychic paintings GB Tell me why you chose this. BB A friend of mine invited me to see her paintings […]

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RICHARD WENTWORTH

Richard Wentworth, artist, on his picture, “Manchester, June 2014” GB Tell me why you chose this. RW I think the picture is emblematic. That’s a nice word anyway. One forgets […]

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SIMON PERITON

Simon Periton, artist, on the Buzzcocks’ Spiral Scratch EP. GB Tell me why you chose this. SP In some ways I chose it just because a seven-inch single could be […]

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GEORGIE HOPTON

Georgie Hopton, artist, on her postcard of Cézanne’s studio in Aix en Provence. GB Tell me why you chose this. GH I’ve long been obsessed with other people’s studios. Being […]

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SEMIR ZEKI

Semir Zeki, Professor of Neuroesthetics, on Michelangelo’s Pietà. GB Why did you choose this work? SZ I fell under the spell of Michelangelo’s Pietà at St. Peter’s Basilica at first […]