Creative inspiration: Tony Kaye, director of films, music videos and advertising

  • Jackson Pollock's action painting. Madness and genius. It defines the upside of egomania. Sadly, the downside is bigger. Or is it?

    Jackson Pollock's action painting. Madness and genius. It defines the upside of egomania. Sadly, the downside is bigger. Or is it?

  • The tree of life. This is a Kabbalistic symbol. To say any more would spoil the fun.

    The tree of life. This is a Kabbalistic symbol. To say any more would spoil the fun.

  • Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. The greatest piece of recording art ever made. The true originator of transmedia narrative.

    Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. The greatest piece of recording art ever made. The true originator of transmedia narrative.

  • The Star of David. I come from an orthodox Jewish background. The Star of David is something I have been aware of all my life, and it informs most of what I do.

    The Star of David. I come from an orthodox Jewish background. The Star of David is something I have been aware of all my life, and it informs most of what I do.

  • Ten commandments. One code.

    Ten commandments. One code.

  • The Mona Lisa. This is arguably the greatest painting ever. I am inspired by it. Apparently, it's one of the few things Leonardo da Vinci finished. If I could own any one painting, the Mona Lisa is an easy choice.

    The Mona Lisa. This is arguably the greatest painting ever. I am inspired by it. Apparently, it's one of the few things Leonardo da Vinci finished. If I could own any one painting, the Mona Lisa is an easy choice.

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