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  • Artwork Roberto Ruspoli
  • Photography Christian Møller Andersen

Room dividers from a Roman studio.

  • Artwork Roberto Ruspoli
  • Photography Christian Møller Andersen

Q&A:
ROBERTO RUSPOLI
Words by Harriet Fitch Little

HFL: What inspired the design of these room dividers?

RR: The dividers are inspired by the classical motifs so often present in my work. In this case, they are the result of a collaboration with Kinfolk to present a selection of possibilities based on painted screens. In part, they are inspired by a much larger series of paintings I’ve been working on lately.

HFL: What appeals to you about classical imagery?

RR: I feel at home in the classical. I’m overwhelmed by their shapes, forms and archetypes, in the sense that they transcend time. 

HFL: Could you work anywhere, or is this studio in Rome important to you?

RR: Working on-site often has given me a great sense of adaptation in terms of spaces in which to work. Perfection would ...

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