Rita Keegan is featured in conversation with the wonderful Charlie and Kate Boxer (Italo Deli) with stunning photographs taken by Lewis Khan, in the luxurious publication Luncheon. They piece explores Rita’s life, work and the community of Italo, ahead of the publishing of her book Mirror Reflecting Darkly: The Rita Keegan Archive (August 2021).
Within the issue is a portfolio of pages supporting chefs and restaurants at this continuously challenging time, along with features on artists, writers, photographers and chefs, among them Judy Blame, Bobby Baker, Earlie Hudnall, Jr., Rahim Fortune, Rita Keegan, Tin Gao, Giles Deacon, Margot Henderson, Nabil Nahas, Vaquera, Katie Burnett, Paul Kooiker and Markus Lüpertz.
There are three covers of Luncheon no.11. The first cover features an illustration by Tomi Ungerer taken from his book ‘Zeralda’s Ogre’ published in 1970. Inside the magazine his works run through the issue with an introduction by his daughter Aria Ungerer. The second cover is a photograph by Nadine Ijewere, styled by Nathan Klein taken from their story ‘Materials, Matter and Minerals’. The third cover by Paolo Roversi is a photograph of a coffee pot, gifted to him by and once belonging to the artist June Leaf and her husband Robert Frank. Inside is a portfolio of photographs of June by Paolo and a conversation between the two friends.
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