Cultural life: Juergen Teller, photographer

'I don't really listen to much music, apart from the radio, which my son controls on the school run'

Visual Arts

I have just been to Frankfurt and seen a really inspiring, fantastic Franz West show at the MMK Frankfurt. The Sarah Lucas retrospective at The Whitechapel Gallery in London is totally excellent – vibrant, full of power, just simply brilliant. Her touch for sculpture, furniture and installing a show... superb.

Films

I was blown away by a Belgian film called Bullhead. When I came out of The Act of Killing I was speechless.

Books

HHhH by Laurent Binet, it's a fascinating fictional, historical novel. Super interesting for me as my Dad comes from the Sudetenland. I also really enjoyed reading Haruki Murakami's What I Talk About When I Talk About Running. One phrase was, “pain is inevitable, suffering is optional”. That really helped me with my running.

Music

I don't really listen to much music, apart from the radio, which my son controls on the school run.

Television

The first thing I watch on TV is football! Premier League, La Liga... and I watch as much Champions League as I possibly can. Entertainment television-wise, there is really just Breaking Bad.

Juergen Teller has done the photography for the new book 'Eating At Hotel Il Pellicano' by Chef Antonio Guida, which is out now

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