Monthly Archives: February 2012

February 28, 2012

Nine camera’s on a jeep: David Hockney

  In a BBC2 interview with Andrew Marr on 27 February (A Culture Show Special: The Art of Seeing), walking through David Hockney’s current Royal Academy exhibition in London, the artist talks about how we forget to see things, to look at Read more

 
February 27, 2012

Birth of the Visual Legacy Foundation

  The contrast between my books appears sometimes to be confusing. There is a leading thread, however, as each one is the result of a largely visual coup de foudre. I didn’t plan to go to India, I was invited Read more

 
February 10, 2012

Inspiring book people

On December 23 I mentioned in this weblog the moment when I set out to find a publisher for Rajasthan, and how ill prepared I had been for the attitudes in the trade. I believe it could be interesting to write a small Read more

 
February 8, 2012

‘Rajasthan’ in an armchair

Almost nine years after its launch, Rajasthan is still living its own life. It was by sheer chance that a friend found the book last week sitting comfortably in an armchair on the cover of a flyer from an interior decorator Read more

 
February 7, 2012

Looking back #6: Inspiration for ‘A Resistible Force’

Today, while the Dutch are keeping their fingers crossed for the first chance of a Elfstedentocht after fifteen years and people have taken out their ice skates all over the Netherlands, I remember freezing but sunny days on the Zeeland Read more