Sarah Lucas Interview in G2

self portrait with fried eggs. Copyright Sarah Lucas

The Sarah Lucas Retrospective opens at Liverpool Tate on October 28th and its Visual Arts week in the Guardian this week so they’ve started with an interview by Gordon Burns in today’s G2.

…For Lucas, the rush-of-blood moment, the sudden movement and making is the object. She can be equally headlong in her day-to-day life. She recently leapt on Damien Hirst in a crowded bar at the Groucho Club in Soho and wrestled him to the carpet. She said she was going to bite his tongue off and put it in his pocket and afterwards Hirst admitted that there was an instant when he thought she might do it.……