Andreas Reiter Raabe

 O.T ., 2007 Paper maché, paint, metal All images: Courtesy Galerie Meyer Kainer Foto: Atelier West

O.T., 2007
Paper maché, paint, metal
All images: Courtesy Galerie Meyer Kainer
Foto: Atelier West

How does art come into being? Is it developed deliberately, or is the artist a henchman of demand? An interview by Andreas Reiter Raabe

 Kodak, 2006  Alle Abbildungen: © Tacita Dean, Courtesy Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris/New York, Frith Street Gallery, London

Kodak, 2006 
All images: © Tacita Dean, Courtesy Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris/New York, Frith Street Gallery, London

The British artist, who is currently showing at Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall, is known for her series of film portraits of famous men, including Merce Cunningham, Mario Merz, Michael Hamburger and Giorgio Morandi. Andreas Reiter Raabe talks to her about painterly qualities, light, colour and affection.