Face to Face “Interviews with artists”
This book contains interviews with leading British artists by one of the UKs most distinguished art writers, Richard Cork, collected together in one volume for the first time. It provides Insight into the working methods of Britains great contemporary artists, and the stories behind some of their most famous works
This collection of revealing conversations brings together for the first time interviews first recorded for BBC radio and as live events which feature the pantheon of contemporary British artists, from Richard Hamilton and David Hockney to Grayson Perry and Tacita Dean. Whether drawing out Francis Bacons musings on the afterlife, or the story behind Tracy Emins My Bed, Cork is an insightful and sympathetic interviewer.
Richard Cork is an award-winning art critic, historian, broadcaster and curator. He served as Art Critic of the Evening Standard and then Chief Art Critic of the Times as well as Editor of Studio International. Cork was Slade Professor of Fine Art at Cambridge University in 198990, and Henry Moore Senior Fellow at the Courtauld Institute, 19925. He has acted as a judge for the Turner Prize and curated major exhibitions at Tate, the Hayward Gallery, the Barbican Art Gallery, the Royal Academy and other European venues. He was appointed an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Academy in 2011 and broadcasts regularly on radio and TV.