In association with The Art Newspaper, the Tate Gallery is launching a new series called “The Mind’s Eye” which will draw creative people from a wide range of fields into discussion with art critic, William Feaver. The first in the series, on 24 March, will present the novelist J.G. Ballard. He is one of Britain’s most famous novelists, perhaps best known for his book, Empire of the Sun, subsequently turned into a film by Steven Spielberg. Over the year, William Feaver will talk to, among others, the film and opera director Nicholas Hytner (21 April) and the writer Doris Lessing (22 September), asking each participant to choose six or so images that have had an important effect on their life.
Originally appeared in The Art Newspaper as 'Mind’s Eye to open eyes at the Tate'