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Influences

‘When her mother died, she stopped talking. What is there to say when all is lost?’

By Rosalyn Drexler

‘Hesse was an adventurer and brave with her materials’

By Yu Ji

‘Kahlo’s dresses, corsets and shoes took on the shapes of her love, pain and identity, still palpable 58 years after her death’

By Ishiuchi Miyako
Valeska Soares,  Finale, 2013, antique table, glasses,  pitchers, decanters, alcohol and mirror,  79 × 335 × 92 cm. Courtesy: the artist, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, Alexander Gray Associates, New York and Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel, São Paull

The artist discusses the objects, ideas and artworks that have shaped her practice

By Evan Moffitt and Valeska Soares

‘Truitt’s sculptures add depth and dimension to minimalist shapes and monochrome surfaces’

By Nicole Wermers

Found first in the pages of NME, an homage to the critic who brought an antic traduction of high French theory to the study of contemporary pop

By Brian Dillon

The pioneering designer and building scientist reveals the buildings and artworks that influenced her

By Mae-Ling Jovenes Lokko

With his new book How to Write an Autobiographical Novel published today, the writer shares the books that have influenced him

By Alexander Chee

The renowned Swiss architect and designer duo discuss the influences that have shaped their six-decade careers 

By Trix and Robert Haussmann

The filmmaker and writer on the novelists, musicians and directors – from Egon Schiele to Virginia Woolf – who have shaped his thinking

By Mark Cousins

Artist Christian Nyampeta reveals the books that have influenced him

By Christian Nyampeta

As Susanne Kennedy's Women in Trouble premieres at Berlin's Volksbühne, the theatre director discusses her life and influences 

By Susanne Kennedy

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The sculptor’s latest work, STAND (2019) is an addition to the civic space surrounding the Philadelphia Museum of Art

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‘If we can touch one more person through what artists are doing with that medium, that’s incredibly important’ 

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