Still in Ibiza, just. The rain is making me wish I could get home earlier and get on with work. I have planned out a new group of large paintings that I want to get started on. Beyond childcare I intend to spend most of my time working on these paintings. Also there is photo organizing to do, I recently agreed to allow ‘Living Room’ to be reprinted for the 60th anniversary of Aperture, I never really wanted this to happen but the kids in the book really wanted it so I agreed. Anyway I found out today that the original film has been destroyed so the book is gone. So rather than just remake the original we will make an expanded version, so I need to get to work on that on my return to the U.K as the negs are stored there. If all goes well I would return to NYC with the prints for design and repro in September, so busy times ahead.
As for the design I would want to stick to Tibor Kalman’s original so that would be easy. There are 59 pictures in the original but I think I have around 500 that are good and unused so it’s going to be tough. Images that I didn’t like 20 years ago I really like now, time gives a different perspective on the work. What is sure is I will include the original 59 images.
Thunder and lightening here in Spain right now, I believe the football league starts today so it is kind of fitting, I don’t even know who Brighton have for their first game in the 2nd Divison or whatever it is called now a days. I must say I have enjoyed a summer without footy after last summer being a world cup year, I have enjoyed the peace. Back it’s back on now, so it’s Woking in the Conference South, The Albion in the Championship and Arsenal in big boy competitions as ever.This entry was posted in Diary. Bookmark the permalink. ← My son took this picture The work of my little fella again →