The books brings the reader eye to eye with over 60 iconic paintings such as Rembrandt’ Night watch and Vermeer’s Milkmaid. Leading contemporary critical thinkers explain how their perception of the world has been influenced by these paintings.
This edition combines both the images of the paintings and the interviews with leading contemporary critical thinkers from the worlds of philosophy, art, film, food, trend, business and design explain how their perception of the world has been influenced by these paintings. Featuring writings of Ferran Adrià, David Allen, Alain de Botton, Anton Corbijn, Angela Missoni, Jimmy Nelson, Erwin Olaf and many more, the testimonies add a new way of seeing not only these masterpieces, but also life itself. This edition will be produced in a hardback format.
“This book is about how the greatest masterpieces influence how we see the world today,” - Marcel Wanders.