Anthony Rudolf, writer and translator, has been the companion and male model of Paula Rego since 1996.
Vilhelm HammershøiBy Anthony Rudolf
No one could accuse Hammershøi of being upbeat. And yet the light seen coming through the windows in certain interiors is the equivalent of a smile. And the doors are usually open.
Paula Rego and Balzac: A FootnoteBy Anthony Rudolf
The story is about an invented painter of genius, Frenhofer, and his obsessional perfectionism. The real-life Franz Porbus and Nicolas Poussin are the other main male characters and friends of Frenhofer, who is one of Balzacs most significant crazies.