Film

Last film(s) you saw that you love:
Fire of Love, Tár

Actor you would watch in anything:
Cate Blanchett

Favorite movie theater:
Cines Renoir Princesa, Madrid

Director whose work you love:
Jim Jarmusch

Film you would like to inhabit:
Dangerous Liaisons

Coveted item from a character’s wardrobe:
Lydia Tár’s black cashmere coat by The Row(2)

Film(s) you will never tire of:
Casablanca, Some Like It Hot

Scene that haunts you:
The dressing scene between Glenn Close and John Malkovich in Dangerous Liaisons(1)

From left: Tár, All About My Mother, Mrs. America, Mulan, Only Lovers Left Alive

Music

Currently listening to:

Mahler's Symphony No. 5(3)

Last live show you saw: Iggy Pop(4)

Favorite radio station: Radio 3, Spain

Art

Favorite museum or gallery:
Museo Nacional de Antropologia, Mexico City(8)

Artist(s) you most admire:
Antoni Tapies(5), Pablo Picasso, Alberto Giacometti

What’s hanging on your walls:
My son’s paintings

Piece of art you’d like to own:
An Alexander Calder mobile(7)


Design

Designer you most admire:
My friend Helena Rohner

Most beautiful room you’ve been in:
A room with a view

Favorite quotidian design object:
Mono Filio glass teapot(6)

Books

Last great book you read:
The Copenhagen Trilogy: Childhood, Youth, Dependency by Tove Ditlevsen(10)

Favorite author:
Truman Capote(9)

A book you consider required reading:
Childhood and early reader books

Magazines or books on your coffee table:
The New Yorker, Der Spiegel, Condé Nast Traveler (all online)

Writer you’d most like to have a cocktail with:
Michelle Obama

TRAVEl

Favorite hotel in the world:
The Greenwich Hotel, Tribeca, New York(12)

Best vacation you’ve ever take:
A round trip around Costa Rica(11): San José, Rio Celeste, Liberia, Sámara, Santa Teresa, Montezuma, Manuel Antonio, Uvita, Puerto Limon, Puerto Viejo

Place where you find sanctuary:
Home

Level of interest in traveling to space:
None

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