Month: June 2012

Mirrors – or Lauren Bacall in Bilbao

How often do we stop to not only see what is in a shop window behind the glass but also what on the shiny surface of the window pane? Have you ever counted how many more or less blurred images you can see in one window? Moved a little back and for…

Gerhard Richter, Natalia and me

Sometimes a few quite unrelated aspects of one’s life come together and create a new synthesis. I am in Basel, Switzerland, twice a year to teach at the World Peace Academy and I am fortunate to know Natalia B, a young Russian, who studies Europea…