15 questions for Louis Jansen van Vuuren


15 questions for Louis Jansen van Vuuren

The artist and writer, who has just been awarded with an ‘Oscar' for the vegan cookbook he and Isabella Niehaus created, would have been happy to grind pigments for Da Vinci, he tells LAUREEN ROSSOUW.

1. What music do you listen to when you paint?

Mostly to sopranos. The playlist simply goes on repeat so that I don't have to bother with making decisions when the muse takes hold of me. Callas, Stella di Napoli and the two compelling albums of our very own Pretty Yende. Apple Music makes me a new chill mix, as they call it, every Sunday. It's juicy and sweet: French and other pop tunes for lighter days.

2. If you could live in another time in terms of art, when would it be?..

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