Paint It Black: Robert Knoke's Portraits of the Hipster Avant-Garde
Walter Van Beirendonck, Fashion Designer
"He's this really big guy with a beard. I'm interested in the architecture of the faces and bodies of people like that. I immediately thought I would do a really huge drawing of him—he is life-sized in the drawing, which is one of the biggest I've ever done. It's about seven feet high. The lines and strokes you see in the background work like an extension of the actual figure. It's about the energy of that person."