Francis Bacon on Violence, Suffering and Painting for Himself

Painting, 1946 @ The Estate of Francis Bacon “”I think that life is violent and most people turn away from that side of it in an attempt to live a life that is screened. But I think they are merely fooling themselves. I mean, the act of birth is a violent thing, and the act […]

Peter Doig Discussing Sigmar Polke

“Polke would make use of other people’s drawings or would reference amateur works. Also, his take on popular culture was not always about things that were recognisable.”

Juergen Teller Discussing “Go-Sees” and Ping-Pong

from Go-Sees @ Juergen Teller “For me I realised, in a way, within that period, ninety-eight/ninety-nine, kind of stepping back from fashion, realised what kind of a sense of power you have as a man, and what sense of power you have as a photographer.” – Juergen Teller Excerpt from an interview with the Tate, […]

In Conversation with Wim Wenders and Donata Wenders (2015)

Blue Range, Butte, Montana, 2000 @ Wim Wenders “It’s (spirituality) driving my work. You cannot separate. I cannot say I have a professional life and apart from that I am also a spiritual person. I cannot keep that apart.” – Wim Wenders In Conversation with Wim Wenders and Donata Wenders  by Sabine Mirlesse Sabine Mirlesse: […]