An Artist's Eye

Jacob van Hulsdonck, A Still Life [...] (c.1615). Courtesy: Johnny van Haeften, London

'It's a time capsule of a moment'

Patrizio di Massimo, Self-portrait In Armour (2016). Courtesy: the artist and t293

'We are all fighting for something'

Carol Rama, Le Amiche ('Friends'), (1951). Courtesy: © Archivio Carol Rama, Torino & Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin. Photo: Henry Trumble

'Saturated bodies of colour banging into each other'

Head, shoulders and arms of a cult goddess or Korē (c. 520 – 460 BC). Photo courtesy: © Kallos Gallery and Luke Andrew Walker Photography.

'I think her ears are there to be whispered into'

Robert Rauschenberg, Clay painting (for John Cage and Merce Cunningham) (1952/92). Courtesy: Luxembourg & Dayan

'It's the presence of the body on the body of the earth'

Drawing from Loendorf ledger (page 131). Lakota (c.1890). Courtesy: Donald Ellis Gallery.

'A grid for understanding the cosmos'

Circle of Hans Multscher, Two Mourning Angels (c.1470) on the stand of Arcadia Cerri (H3) in Spotlight at Frieze Masters 2016. Photo courtesy: Frieze.

'You wake up one morning and someone is gone'