Fashion designer Vivienne Westwood appears in a brand new film to talk about two paintings which capture her vision of London. In an intimate interview, Vivienne Westwood discusses the work of the artists Frank Auerbach and JM Whistler who drew inspiration from scenes of London and the River Thames. These artists have a personal significance to her and she speaks about how the museums and galleries of London have been a constant source of inspiration throughout her life.
The paintings are Frank Auerbach’s Oxford Street Building Site (1959/60) and JM Whistler’s Nocturne: Blue and Silver – Cremorne Lights (1872) which are part of the BP British Art Displays at Tate Britain.
Posted on 9 July 2012