Writer, critic and art historian
David Trigg is a writer, critic and art historian based in Bristol. He is a regular contributor to books on contemporary art and has written articles and reviews for publications including Art Monthly, ArtReview, Frieze, Art Papers, Flash Art International, Circa and MAP. He earned his PhD in Art History from the University of Bristol with a thesis examining the historical significance of the Penguin Modern Painters, a series of British art monographs published from 1944 to 1959. His writing appears in numerous publications including The Twenty-First Century Art Book (Phaidon, 2014) and 30-Second Great Art (Ivy Press, 2018). His book Reading Art (2018) is published by Phaidon.