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Turkish artist Bilge Alkor was born in Istanbul in 1936. She graduated from the Istanbul State Academy of Fine Arts in 1961. Between 1958 and 1961, she studied at the Munich Academy of Fine Arts. She pursued her study at the Roma Academy of Fine Arts between 1969 and 1971. Alkor lived in Rome (1969-1981) and Luneburg (1981-1989), where she continued to pursue her art. Since 1964, Alkor has had many solo exhibitions and has participated in numerous group exhibitions in Turkey and abroad. In 1978, Alkor was awarded second prize in the 28th Painting, Sculpture and Gravure exhibition (Piccolo Europa) in Sassoferrato. In 1996, she painted Venice Carnival, Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” on large canvasses and exhibited them with photographs. In 1997, she won an award of merit in the Sharjah Biennial in the United Arab Emirates. Alkor published the book “Kış Yolculuğu” (Winterreise) in 2004. Artist’s website: www.bilgealkor.com
Born in Tasmania in 1943, Armitage studied at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology where he lectured in life drawing and portraiture during his final year. In 1967 he moved to New Zealand with his wife Ronda and took up the post of Exhibitions Officer at Auckland City Art Gallery, curating national and international exhibitions. He has lived in the UK since 1974 where he has continued his art practice as well as illustrating many successful children’s books authored by Ronda. Armitage has enjoyed much success, garnering respect from fellow artists and critics, and has exhibited and sold work widely, including shows in London, Edinburgh, Liverpool and Bristol, Auckland, New York and Montreal. A major exhibition of his work, spanning all disciplines, is in the planning stage for April 2020. Artist’s website: www.davidarmitage.com
Peter Bailey was born in India in 1946. He has worked as a book illustrator for more than fifty years, mostly in the field of children s books. He has worked with many well-known authors and for most major British publishers. He is possibly best known for illustrating books by the author Philip Pullman, including The Folio Society three-volume trilogy of His Dark Materials. The Winterreise images were made for animated sequences to accompany baritone Thomas Guthrie’s performance of the song cycle. Artist’s website: peterbaileyillustrations.blogspot.com
Caroline Bijl was born in the South of the Netherlands and currently lives in Amsterdam. After a career in forensic psychiatry she decided to start a new career as a photographer. She attended the Photo Academy in Amsterdam, where she graduated in 2011. At the start of her career she focused on portrait and art projects. More and more she finds her way in landscape photography though she is not a ’National Geographic landscape photographer’. “Landscape is not only a topographical, objective phenomenon. For me it is personal and subjective. Working in a landscape means going into it; experiencing and sensing the place”. Caroline works on film (analogue photography) and uses different types of camera. The series Winterreise wass taken with a large format pinhole camera. Artist’s website: www.caroline-bijl-fotografie.nl
American-German painter Janet Brooks Gerloff was born in Sterling, Kansas in 1947 and died in Aachen in 2008. Based in Germany since 1974, she created many series of paintings based on works of literature, most notable the “Winterreise” (1999) and the Attila József series (2005). Her paintings have been exhibited in many solo shows in Germany and internationally. She is also known for portraits of notable personalities, such as Hilde Domin, Marcel Marceau, Helmut Schmidt and August Everding. Janet also created stained-glass windows for several German churches: St. Michael in Balkhausen, St. Marien in Volkmarsen, St. Elisabeth-Stift in Herne, St. Nikolaikirche in Heisede and the Protestant Church in Aachen-Kornelimünster.
Paul Bulteel is a Belgian photographer whose work explores the often complex relationship between man and his often urban environment. Bulteel absorbs the urban atmosphere, capturing moments when man and scenery combine to create a telling story. This relationship between man and his environment can be either harmonious or oppressive and estranging. The “winterreise” series is a photographic travel of the mood through landscapes, interiors, scenery. Photography inviting stillness, reflection and meditation. As the listener listens to the songs, the viewer is invited to fill in his or her own emotions. The “winterreise” series received an award at the “Prix National Photographie Ouverte” organised by the Museum of Photography, Charleroi in Belgium. Bulteel has exhibited in Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, the US, China, Australia, New Zealand. He has published a number of monographs as well as the photo book “cycle & recycle” with Hatje Cantz. Artist’s website:www.paulbulteel.eu
Clementine Chan is a prolific Hong Kong painter and illustrator actively engaged in group and solo exhibitions in Hong Kong, Italy, Taiwan and Korea. She has also been participating in many international art exhibitions in Europe since 2017. Her oil on canvas paintings and illustrations have been featured in many books and magazines. Often hailed for their fairytale-like quality and mysterious ambience, her works have charmed viewers with their lovely colours and a sense of universal melancholy. Clementine is a Clore Fellow in the UK and was artist-in-residence at the Korea National University of Arts in 2014.
Artist’s website: www.clementinestudio.com
Lucy Chapman was born in the Netherlands and accompanied her family to Australia in 1950. After raising a family of three children, Lucy completed a Diploma of Visual Arts at Yallourn TAFE, followed by study of botanical art commencing in 2010 at the Royal Botanical Gardens in Melbourne. Having studied with Mali Moir, Dianne Emery and Jenny Phillips, she then attended Monash University’s Faculty of Art and Design, focusing on nature-surrealism, graduating with a Bachelor of Visual and Media Arts in 2016. Lucy has exhibited widely, including two solo exhibitions, the first of which was Poetry in Tone (2010); her second exhibition, Botanical Reflections, was the opening event for West Gippsland’s 2012 Gardivalia Festival. For this Winter Journey project Lucy has returned mainly to nature-surrealism, mixed with a dash of contemporary-abstract. Artist’s website: www.lucychapman.com
Born in the US in 1991, Jason Cloud moved to Vienna in 2010, where he studied at the University of Vienna and the Prayner Conservatory for Music and Dramatic Arts, and began performing during his studies. As an actor he can be seen both on stage and film, and his classical music debut in a stage adaptation of Winterreise in 2018 makes him one of the youngest performers to attempt the cycle. Artist’s website: www.jasonsinclaircloud.com
Artist’s books and prints by Brian D. Cohen have been shown in forty individual exhibitions, including a retrospective at Fresno Art Museum, and he has participated in over 200 group shows. Cohen’s work is held by major private and public collections throughout the country, including Yale, Harvard, Brown, and Stanford Universities, Middlebury, Smith, Wellesley, Swarthmore, and Dartmouth Colleges, the University of Vermont, The New York Public Library, The Library of Congress, the Philadelphia and Portland Museums of Art, and the United States Ambassador’s residence in Egypt. He was winner of international print competitions in San Diego, Philadelphia, Mexico City, and Washington, DC. His essays and reviews on the arts and education appear in the Huffington Post and other online and print publications. He lives in Westmoreland, New Hampshire. Artist’s website: www.briandcohen.com
The artist was born in São Paulo, Brazil, in 1961. As a child, she attended a school that had a well-developed art department and an artistic educational style. She was also artistically supported by her father, who had a studio at home and was an architect, painter and graphic artist. After completing school, she graduated in Occupational Therapy at the University of Campinas. During her studies she dedicated herself to social work with poor Brazilian children. In 1985 she moved to Europe, first to Germany, then to the Netherlands, where she studied art therapy in Driebergen. Gabriela has lived near Basel, Switzerland since 1987. She is artistically active in the areas of book covers and graphic design, children’s book illustration, set design, altarpieces and free painting.
Artist’s website: www.farbenwort.ch
As an eleven-year-old boy, I got soaking wet on a river dune, whilst looking at the world around me: over the plain of the reclaimed land to the blue band of the hills in the distance; the overflowing dykes of the Waal River in late winter. Being outside became a continuous flow of experiences to me. Water has played a major role in this as a source of change. I cycled over the dykes, ever further, up to the German border, then another barrier. I explored the piercing holes and the no-man’s land outside the dyke. I got to know the landscape as a refuge long before I wanted to paint it.
Frank Dekkers (Nijmegen 1961) is a painter, graphic artist and draftsman of mainly landscapes. Dekkers studied Graphic Design and later Painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Utrecht. During his studies he followed an internship with painter Kees Bol in Heusden. In 1998, Dekkers received the Dutch Graphic Prize for his woodcuts. In 2009, Thieme Art published a monograph on his work, of which the publisher Waanders / De Kunst published a second edition in 2015. Frank Dekkers lives with his family in Ameide. His studio is situated in the floodplains along the Dutch rivers. Artist’s website: www.frankdekkers.nl
Heike Ellermann (born in 1945), has been working as a freelancer since 1982; from 1987 as an illustrator and author of childrens’ picture books with two nominations for the German Youth Literature Prize. Since 2005 she has been expanding her artistic activities with experiments in the field of photography and in the medium of ‘paper theatre’. In the area of book art, she creates original volumes in a variety of techniques and in strictly limited editions. Her 2016 book ‚Die Winterreise. Bilder von Heike Ellermann zu dem Gedichtzyklus von Wilhelm Müller‘, with its 24 illustrations, is a prime example of this work. Heike Ellermann works at her studios in Oldenburg, Germany and in Languedoc, France. Artist’s website: www.heike-ellermann.de
Born in Cork in 1959, Bridget Flannery graduated from the Crawford College of Art and Design in 1981. A regular exhibitor with the RHA Open Exhibition, Flannery has exhibited nationally and internationally since 1981. Her most recent exhibition is part of MAKingArt: PAINTing at Draíocht Arts Centre in 2019. Her work is held in many of Ireland’s public collections including the Office of Public Works, Wexford County Council and University College Cork. She lives in Carlow with her husband sculptor Robert Frazier and their family.
Eva Frankfurther was born on 10 February 1930 in Dahlem, Berlin. The Frankfurther family fled to England in 1939 and settled in Hampstead in 1941. Eva began her artistic training at St Martin’s School of Art in 1946, aged 16. After leaving St Martin’s, she visited Italy in the summer of 1951 and soon after returning to London, moved from Hampstead to Whitechapel, where she lived for six years, before travelling to Israel in 1957. She spent eight months in Israel, and some months after her return to London, she took her own life in January 1959. “Der Leiermann” was made in May 1953 as a birthday present for Eva’s father, who loved the Winterreise song cycle. In a letter to her father, the artist explains that the apparently absent dogs in fact occupy the position of the onlooker.
© Eva Frankfurther Estate; private collection. For further information: benuricollection.org.uk
Linda Ganus Albulescu is active as a visual artist and performing musician in the New York/New Jersey/Pennsylvania metro areas. She has received numerous awards for her work and exhibited widely, including solo exhibits held at Lehigh University, Moravian College and the Nurture Nature Center. She earned her Master’s in Fine Art from Vermont College of Fine Arts, her MA in History from Lehigh University, and her undergraduate degree in Flute Performance from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. Linda has also studied painting and drawing at the New York Studio School with Graham Nickson, and anatomy at the New York Academy of Art in NYC. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Cultural History at Lehigh University. Her work has been commissioned by organizations such as the New York Philharmonic, David Sarnoff Research Center, Musical America, G. Schirmer, Inc., and the Kinhaven Music Institute, as well as numerous private collectors. An Adjunct Professor at Lehigh University, she currently lives in Easton, PA with her husband, pianist and conductor Eugene Albulescu and her stepdaughters Tasha and Elena.
Linda’s work owes a debt to many past and present masters of figurative visual art, although it is the result of a search for a modern and personal response to those masters and their traditions. The imagery in her work is usually recognizable and drawn from direct observation; at the same time, it is often recomposed and framed in unexpected and uncanny ways. In her work, Linda often grapples with issues concerning the our relationship to the natural world, as well as the nature of our relationships. Artist’s website: www.lindaganus.com
Photographer and baritone Johannes Green had his first singing lessons at the age of 14, subsequently studying with Monika Bürgener and Cheryl Studer. He teaches at the University of Eichstaett-Ingolstadt in Bavaria. Artist’s website: www.johannes-green-fotografie.de
Dick Haakman was born in Bergen in North Holland on 1 September 1934. At the age of 23, he moved to the USA, where he found employment with aircraft manufacturer Lockheed as a technical draughtsman. Six years later, he enrolled at the Los Angeles Academy of Art and became a full-time artist. Returning to the Netherlands in 1987, painting music became a speciality: the love for music was largely fueled by Haakman’s love for his wife Mascha van Peijpe, an esteemed concert pianist. Dick Haakman died on 1 January 2018. Artist’s website: www.dickhaakman.com
Austrian artist Hermann Härtel was born in Klosterneuburg, Lower Austria on 7 August 1943. He gained his diploma from the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, where he followed a master class in painting in 1972. Hermann has held – or taken part in – numerous exhibitions in Germany and abroad and has been awarded several prizes and awards for his publications and book illustrations. His artworks are held in private collections, as well as in museums such as the Albertina Museum Vienna, the Museum of the 20th Century in Vienna, the Essl Collection, the Würth Collection and the Lower Austria Museum.
Artist’s website: www.hermann-haertel.wixsite.com
The artist couple Margit and Rolf Hillen live and work in the small village of Hamswehrum near Emden, East Frisia. In her studio at the Malerhaus, Margit works mainly in acrylic paints. Her subjects are broad: gesture paintings of people, animals, architecture, landscape etc. As a graphic artist, Rolf is dedicated to artistic printing techniques (etching, lithography and letterpress printing), book design, paper production and paper design. Their joint projects include “Die Winterreise” and “Die schöne Müllerin – an encounter with Wilhelm Müller and Franz Schubert in pictures by Margit and Rolf Hillen“. Another project dealt with Bedřich Smetana’s “My Fatherland / Die Moldau“. For all of these projects an art book has been published. Artists’ website: www.malerhaus-hillen.de
Hannes Hofstetter was born in Feldkirch, Germany in 1945. He initially studied architecture in Stuttgart in 1964, switching to the Stuttgart Academy of Fine Arts, where he studied under Prof. K.R.H. Sonderborg during 1965-1970 . Further studies include the Academy of Fine Arts Düsseldorf (Prof. Joseph Beuys) and art history University of Stuttgart. This was followed by a year of movie-making in the USA (1971). He moved to Hamburg in 1972 and then to Berlin, where he lived and worked as an artist from 1973-1998. Hofstetter was appointed assistant professor at the Academy of Fine Arts Berlin in 1991. In 1995 he married Paola and they moved to Piemonte, near Saluzzo, Italy, in 1996. Artist’s website: www.hofstetter.it
Jeroen Janssen was born in 1963. He studied graphic arts at Sint-Lucas in Ghent. He made his first graphic novel in Rwanda, while teaching at the Nyundo School of Art & Music. His graphic novel, “Muzungu, Sluipend gif”, which he drew just before and after the Rwandan genocide of 1994, was a prize-winner at the Comic Book Festival in Haarlem in 1998. Jeroen publishes short stories and albums for magazines such as Zone 5300 (Netherlands), Humo and XXI (France). More recently, Jeroen has focused on graphic reports. In 2013, “Doel” appeared, a graphic novel about Flemish village Doel, which is in danger of disappearing due to expansion of the Port of Antwerp. Currently he is working on a graphic report entitled “Mijn kameraad Che Guevara”, about the old Rwandan who participated in the Congolese Civil War alongside Guevara. ‘Posthumus‘ is a biographical fantasy about the last days of Franz Schubert, set in a scenario by Pieter van Oudheusden (1958-2013). Artist’s website: www.bakame.be
Jörn Kaspuhl discovered his interest in culture and art growing up in Stade, Niedersachsen in the early 80s. Inspired by the nature surrounding him while wandering apple and pear groves along the German countryside, he began to draw his own comic-style stories. In 2002, Jörn enrolled on the Illustration course at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences. By the time he graduated in 2008, he had already gained extensive experience as a freelance illustrator, working for several local and international magazine and book publications, as well as music and fashion labels. Jörn ususally works with pencil, ink and watercolor applied to paper, using the computer as a tool to combine. He currently lives in Berlin, where he is further exploring and expanding his creative path. These illustrations were made for the project Winterreise Staged. Artist’s website: www.kaspuhl.com
Austro-American artist Henry Koerner (Vienna, 1915), was best known for his early Magical Realist works of the late 1940s and his portrait covers for Time Magazine. Koerner’s Winter Journey, oil on masonite, was created during 1951-1952; it comprises fourteen scenes on small panels, surrounding a large central panel; the panels relate to songs from the Winterreise cycle. Koerner also trained as a tenor and Schubert’s Lieder, notably Winterreise, were central to his repertoire. Henry Koerner died in Vienna in 1991. With very grateful thanks to Prof. Joseph Koerner.
Born in Bovenau, Northern Germany in 1953, Ingo Kühl studied Architecture and Fine Arts at the University of the Arts Berlin. Travels in Europe, Israel, Iran. 1982 – Studio in New York. 1995 – “Artist in Residence” at the Centro Cultural São Lourenço, Algarve. 1995/96 – Picture cycle “Winterreise”. 1999 – Trip to the Baltic and Scandinavia, studio on the Lofoten. 2000 – Trip around the world: Thailand, Laos, New Zealand, South Pacific, Peru. 2001-2002 – Year-long sojourn in the South Pacific: Cook Islands, French Polynesia, Fiji, Vanuatu. 2005 – Trip to Santiago, Patagonia, Tierra del Fuego. Picture cycle “Paisajes del fin del mundo”. 2009 – Cape Horn circumnavigation – Trip to Cambodia: Temple of Angor Wat. 2010 – Sojourn in Papua New Guinea. 2012 – Second sojourn in Vanuatu and Papua New Guinea. Lives in Berlin and on the North Sea island of Sylt. Artist’s website: www.ingokuehl.com
Self-taught Dutch sculptor Thijs Kwakernaak was born in 1975. “In my first years as a sculptor I mainly researched stone: for motives, techniques and themes that are important to me. I wanted to make poems in stone. This initial period seems to have been a great try-out for the work that subsequently emerged, namely ‘the wooden’. Working with all kinds of wood is a revelation for me; a material with which I can do everything that I could not do in stone. I have learned to take my time and look, which has created a lot of space in the images. A vision has emerged in which the world for me consists of layers; a world where everything is always connected. Through these layers I want to connect with the earth, stories about her and people … “.
Artist’s website: www.thijskwakernaak.nl
Born on 20 May 1937 in Emmen, Anne Lamfers studied at the Tilburg Academy of Art, graduating in 1980. He taught arts and crafts until August 1989, after which he established himself as an artist in Stadskanaal. His work was initially primarily figurative, but from the 1970s became increasingly abstract. Reality is stylised and sometimes reduced to nearly geometric shapes and surfaces, but the original form usually remains intact. His work contains Cubist and Expressionist characteristics. Anne is mainly inspired by the landscape and the human journey of life. His work is characterised by contradictions: Light and Dark as symbolic elements that represent happiness and disaster. Music is also a great source of inspiration, with his Winterreise and Meng Jiao cycles closely related to the composers.
German soprano Charlotte “Lotte” Lehmann was born in Perleberg, Province of Brandenburg, on 27 February 1888. She studied in Berlin and made her debut at the Hamburg Opera in 1910, joining the Vienna Court Opera (later Vienna State Opera) in 1914. She emigrated to the USA in 1938 and sang at the San Francisco Opera and the Metropolitan Opera until 1945. In addition to her work in opera, Lehmann was a renowned singer of Lieder. She was also a prolific author as well as an active painter, including this series of twenty-four illustrations in tempera for each of the Winterreise Lieder. Lehmann died in 1976 in Santa Barbara, California.
Gloria Loring, née Reynolds, was born into an artist’s family in 1933, the youngest of six children. 1946: studied at Camberwell School of Art. 1952: trained as SRN, painting staff, and patients whenever possible. 1958: married Francis Loring baritone. 1964: oil portrait of BKS Iyengar yoga teacher. 1971: pastel portrait of Margaret Morris, dancer. 1972: bronze bust of tenor Joseph Hislop – can be seen in the Scottish National Portrait Gallery and the Guildhall School of Music. 1981: bronze bust of Shakespearean actor Harry Andrews. 1982: bronze bust of British composer Arnold Cooke. 1988: posthumous bronze of Joseph Hislop; commissioned by his son – can be seen in the Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland. Gloria Loring works in all mediums and has exhibited in London, Devon, Kent and Spain. Artist’s website: www.glorialoringsart.co.uk
Jaap Majoor (Laren, 1941) followed his training at academies in Utrecht and Laren. He has a preference for oil paint and likes to focus on the essence of nature. He uses colors which can be experienced in the outdoors. Although some describe his work as expressionistic, Jaap sees himself primarily as a colorist. He selects colors from nature for his work and searches for the light, with which he provides a constant and intense struggle. His use of color and simplicity are characteristic of his work in which surface division and simple lines reflect his love of the French landscape. Artist’s website: www.jaapmajoor.nl
Spanish artist Pablo Márquez was born in Madrid in 1957. One of the themes of his work has been the relationship between the word (or music) and the image; over the years he has developed different literary and musical series, specifically Schubert’s Winterreise, (24 drawings on paper, photographic transfer and watercolour), a number of drawings on Schwanengesang, and on the string quartet Death and the Maiden. In addition, he has created various series on works by Shakespeare, Proust, Dostoyevsky, Kafka, Celan and Lorca. His work has always been infused with literary and musical influences that have allowed him to develop his vision of human nature. During the past fifteen years, he has been working on historical series based on the totalitarianisms that plagued Europe during the wars of the 20th century. Artist’s website: www.pablomarquez.es
Betsy Marsch is an abstract, figure, and portrait painter specializing in oil on reacted copper substrates. She works with acids, metal and traditional media to create rich works exploring the human form and psyche with scientifically innovative techniques. Since taking her BA in painting, aesthetics and philosophy from Union University (Jackson, TN), she has established her studio in Franklin, TN while showing in solo and group exhibitions and giving talks on the practice and philosophy of art. In 2016 she attended a residency at the New York Academy of Art in Lower Manhattan, and in 2018 she studied briefly under the nihonga painter Makoto Fujimura. Betsy is a member of CIVA, American Women Artists and the Portrait Society of America. Artist’s website: www.betsymarsch.com
Ian McCulley is based in rural North Yorkshire. Ian has always been drawn to landscapes that have a minimal quality. He works in groups of related paintings. The initial starting point for a group could be; a person, a book (preferably surreal), piece(s) of music (increasingly so) and of course the landscape he sees or imagines in which he lives.
Artist’s website: www.ianmcculley.com
Ulrike Mětšk was born in Potsdam in 1947. After high school, she went on to study Theology, switching to Theatre Studies in Berlin in 1971, where she trained in puppetry. During the period 1981 – 2003 she worked at the Deutsch-Sorbisches Volkstheater Bautzen as a puppeteer. In 2004, Ulrike founded a theatre group, for which she developed theatrical and prose texts. She established herself as a painter in 2006 and in 2016 created the painting cycle ‘Die Winterreise’, inspired by Schubert’s song cycle, which was exhibited in the F92 Gallery in Berlin and the Budissin Gallery in Bautzen.
Cora Moret (1959, the Netherlands) studied philosophy and art in Amsterdam. She started her ‘Winterreise’ series in the extreme winter of 2012 during a residency in the country. Her paintings and drawings are taken from daily life and situated in the present time. Her ‘Reise’ is a search for imagination. Feelings that are evoked by the lyrics, feelings of love, sadness, pain and loneliness are represented in wide and open landscapes. In the cold and silence, desire awaits. Is it the desire to say goodbye or is it the yearning and lust for new life, to come along and join the Leiermann in singing a song? Cora lives and works in Rotterdam. Artist’s website: www.coramoret.nl
Painter and printmaker Miranda Mott trained at the Byam Shaw School of Art and Royal Academy Schools in London. Miranda works in oil and watercolour, etching, wood engraving and lino. She also makes Artists Books: boxed sets of prints each with its own text or poem. Besides portraits and murals on commission, Miranda has made book illustrations for Faber, Michael Joseph, Macmillan, Penguin, Folio Society & Alfred Knopf. Miranda’s Winterreise linocut print, made in memory of her mother, the lieder singer Helga Mott, has been shown in several exhibitions and frequently features in concert programmes. Artist’s website: www.mjmott.co.uk
Liz Mülleneisen was born in Bocholt in 1956. After studying graphic design in Münster and being a guest auditor for painting at HbK Berlin, postgraduate work placements in Tel Aviv and Cologne took me to Zierenberg. From here I work nationwide as a freelance graphic designer and artist on a variety of projects and exhibitions. I am a passionate graphic thinker, illustrator, embroiderer and designer. I like exploring new areas and studying faces and I love chance encounters. In this way my ideas and my work evolve. And almost always the particular topics become series. My works are silent pictures. They are portraits of people and nature. Language and music are linking elements. To me it is all about reduction to focus on the essential and at the same time to find an approach to the sensual existence of things. Artist’s website: www.lizmuelleneisen.de
British television, and theatre production designer David Myerscough-Jones was born in Southport, Lancashire on 15 September 1934. He studied art and design at the Southport School of Art and the Central School of Art in London, graduating with distinction. In 1965 he joined the BBC Design Department, where he designed the BBC TV production of The Flying Dutchman, for which he won an award from the Royal Television Society. In September 1970 the BBC recorded Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears performing Winterreise; Pears was filmed in nineteenth-century costume in the Maltings in front of a set designed by Myerscough-Jones. At the BBC, he collaborated with Opera Director Jonathan Miller on The Beggar’s Opera and on Cosi Fan Tutte. He went on to design several BBC TV dramas, leaving the organisation in 1990 to further pursue his career as a freelance designer. David Myerscough-Jones died in Saint-Omer, France on 21 April 2010. Facebook page David Myerscough-Jones Association: @dmjassoc.
With very grateful thanks to Britten Pears Arts: brittenpearsarts.org.