absorbed by wonders of the visual arts
I have been an art critic for fifty years, first for the Oxford Magazine,Arts Review, The Connoisseur,The Antique Collector, then the Financial Times and The Sunday Times, and am currently writing for the V and A, the Burlington, CV Publications, theartsdesk, Despatches, The Tablet, and occasionally lecturing. Books include The Artist as Photographer, 100 Masterpieces of Art, Art:The Critics Choice, Christo,Great Women Collectors, Through the Lens. Have curated several exhibitions, written many catalogues etc. and am currently doing a series of short books on British artists. Have also been a trustee of various British national museums and collections.