ArtView January 2016 - Page 57

One of your recent Instagram photos shows you wearing a "partridge in a pear tree" shirt for Christmas. Do you have special style themes for various times of the year? That was the one that my wife made in three hours that morning, for the photo shoot for Spinifex. I do try to show respect to the audience, so if I’m talking to a bunch of pharmacologists or pharmacology students at university I’ll wear one of my shirts that’s got a whole bunch of pills on it. If I’m talking to agricultural students, I’ll wear a shirt with little animals on it. If I’m talking to engineers, I’ll wear my Japanese Shinkensen shirt materials that we bought in Shinjuku sta ѥ