A compilation of Rudy Ricciotti's opinion pieces about 59 artists and personalities.
If his world famous architectural creations made Rudy Ricciotti's fame, his outspokeness is just as mythical. This publication is yet another example. The architect lists his considerations, sometimes biting, sometimes admiring, but always punchy, about fifty-nine personalities from Andy Warhol
to Ettore Sottsass
through Pierre Soulages
, Francis Bacon or Claude Viallat
. Thus, Malevitch
sees himself described as a "murderer", while Oscar Niemeyer finds himself “at the right hand of God” but “is living in Hell because of the cement mixer”, while Beuys
is reduced to a “poor pilot, coyote tamer and reporter for the Wall Street Journal