MARLOW MEETS: IAN RANKIN
For musicians, writers, directors and designers visual art is a passion and an enormous source of inspiration. In a series of 11 programmes Tim Marlow meets an individual artist in a gallery of their choice and finds out how certain pieces of art have inspired and motivated them. The result gives us a wonderful insight into the nature of creativity and a fascinating look at the life and career of each guest.
In this programme, Tim Marlow meets crime writer Ian Rankin at the National Galleries of Scotland in his home town of Edinburgh. Most famous for his award winning Inspector Rebus novels, Rankin talks openly about his life and career through his chosen works. These include a Francis Bacon piece and work from Scottish artists Eduardo Paolozzi and Douglas Gordon.
“A fascinating series” – The Times
Running time: 23 mins
Originally Broadcast on Sky Arts and BBC World News