Bettina von Zwehl answers James Lipton’s 10 questions

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Have you watched Inside the Actor’s Studio with James Lipton? In this popular TV show, James Lipton interviews legendary guests. The conversations always end with his famous list of ten questions. Over the years, CEG has asked our artists these same ten questions to gain insight into their personalities and their work. This week, Bettina von Zwehl answers James Lipton’s Top Ten!

1. What is your favorite word?

Melancholia

2. What is your least favorite word?

Brexit

3. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally?

Museums

4. What turns you off creatively, spiritually or emotionally?

Art Fairs

5. What sound or noise do you love?

Purring

6. What sound or noise do you hate?

Football and Tennis on TV

7. What is your favorite curse word?

Scheisse

8. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt?

Psychoanalyst

9. What profession would you not like to do?

Parking warden

10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates?

Coffee??

Bettina von Zwehl: Portraits runs through December 30, 2017.
See the entire exhibition on our website here.

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