There is a ritual for weekdays and one for weekends. On weekdays: I make coffee, have breakfast, make a mid-morning snack, rest for half and hour, read on the internet…at the weekend, I go to the market and then I have breakfast.
I always have a current favourite that I listen to all the time for a while. Right now, it is Handel’s Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno (Belezza: Natalie Dessay). But there is total silence when I paint.
I have favourite writers rather than favourite books. But as regards books: Moon Palace by Paul Auster, and Daniel Stein, Interpreter by Lyudmila Ulitskaya – which I started reading but have not finished yet.
New York and the Danube Bend.
Art publications. Kunsforum, Artforum and the Hungarian art magazines.
There is none.
Opinions are important. It is not necessarily a particular opinion that is important but I interiorize the idea anyway.
Even if it is not always the case, my favourite is usually what I am working on at the time.
With my grandfather whom I never met.
I have had a favourite in every phase of my life so far. For example, it was Toulouse Lautrec and the mosaics in Ravenna when I was 14, Marcel Duchamp and Miklós Erdély when I was 20, and now, let us say, it is Anish Kapoor and antique sculpture. But there are so many good things…
Pay attention to your thoughts and ideas and also to other people’s. Learn how to express yourself and communicate properly,
I usually complete my works but there are exceptions.