29-Jul-1999At the Rembrandt exhibition, Lewis Biggs was struck by how the light source on the self-portraits seemed to rise the older the artist got: 'It moves from his chest to his forehead and then above his head, as if he were in touch with something sublime.' As director of the Tate Gallery Liverpool, the sublime use of light in both paintings and buildings is what interests Biggs. A building he has seen only once, and briefly, is Jorn Utzon's Bagsvaerdkirke on Copenhagen's outskirts (above), ...
27-May-1999Giancarlo Ricci is an established designer clothing shop in Liverpool, set up ten years ago by ex-fashion designer Harry Goodman. On the once exclusive, but latterly shabby, Bold Street, Giancarlo Ricci has been one of the leaders of Liverpool’s retail renaissance. Goodman has added to the original unit, mostly on the upper floors of the four-storey building, and now sells women’s and men’s clothing, shoes and accessories. A hairdresser’s salon is planned for the top floor.