New Internationalist

Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait

December 2006

Is Zidane sweating better than David Beckham sleeping? Maybe. But drips off the man’s nose, even from 17 different cameras, say nothing about a great footballer’s vision, nor about a deeply emotional man whose face gives nothing away. No imagination, no insight, this is superficial art-world exotica.

This column was published in the December 2006 issue of New Internationalist. To read more, buy this issue or subscribe.

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