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Questionnaire: Jim Lambie

What could you imagine doing if you didn’t do what you do? Being in a boy band

in Interviews | 01 SEP 10

David Hammons, Bliz-aard Ball Sale, 1983. Performance documentation.

What images keep you company in the space where you work?
A fold-out image of the Bay City Rollers and an Adam and the Ants poster; a postcard of Man 2 Man Meets Man Parrish in front of the World Trade Center and a picture of the guy from ZZ Top in a sleeping bag.

What was the first piece of art that really mattered to you?
Pablo Picasso’s The Three Dancers (1925).

If you could live with only one piece of art what would it be?
Bliz-aard Ball Sale (1983) by David Hammons.

What is your favourite title of an art work?
The 1967 album Easter Everywhere by the 13th Floor Elevators.

What do you wish you knew?

What should change?

What should stay the same?

What music are you listening to?
Shakin’ Stevens and the Sunsets, Bobby Vinton, Johnny Powers, Alan Vega, and Arthur Lee with his band, Love.

What are you reading?
The Chinese Opium Wars (1977) by Jack Beeching.

What do you like the look of?
‘Shanghai-style’ re-issue shoes by Church’s.