Janet Street-Porter CBE
Robert & Russell meet broadcasting legend Janet Street-Porter CBE at her home in East London. We discuss reading & self improvement, comic strip art, her godmother who was a big influence in her teenage years, French cinema & the films of Jean Cocteau, her favourite composers including JS Bach and Philip Glass as well as a memorable Gustav Metzger performance that she saw whilst studying at the Architectural Association. We learn about Janet’s favourite art including Jake & Dinos Chapman’s Goya-inspired etchings, Pop Art, Joe Tilson, Allen Jones, Richard Hamilton, Michael Craig-Martin, Grayson Perry, Patrick Caulfield, Jim Dine, Ed Rusha, Hamish Fulton, Gary Hume and H.C. Westermann. We also view a previously-unseen series of 6 portraits of Janet painted by Damien Hirst.
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