Robin John Hughes SIMON

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1947-07-23
Education Cardiff HS, Univ of Exeter (BA), Courtauld Inst of Art (MA), Univ of Exeter (DLitt)
Books & Publications The Art of Cricket (jtly, 1983), The Portrait in Britain and America (1987), Buckingham Palace: A complete guide (ed, 1993), The King's Apartments, Hampton Court Palace (ed, 1994), The National Trust 1895-1995: 100 great treasures (jt ed, 1995), Lord Leighton 1830-1896 and Leighton House (ed, 1996), A Rake's Progress: From Hogarth to Hockney (jt ed, 1997), Enlightened Self-interest: The Foundling Hospital and Hogarth (jt ed, 1997), Oxford: Art and architecture (ed, 1997), Somerset House: The building and collections (ed, 2001), Public Artist, Private Passions: The world of Edward Linley Sambourne (ed, 2001) The Tyranny of Treatment: Samuel Johnson, his friends, and Georgian medicine (jt ed, 2003), Hogarth, France and British Art (2007), Johan Zoffany: Society Observed (contrib, 2011), Richard Wilson and the Transformation of European Landscape Painting (jt ed, 2014); articles in various jls, papers and magazines
Recreations cricket (capt Poor Fred's XI), music
Clubs Garrick, MCC
Style Dr Robin Simon, FSA, DLitt
Career art historian; lectr in history of art and English Univ of Nottingham 1972-78, hist bldgs rep The Nat Tst 1979-80, dir Inst of European Studies London 1980-90, art critic The Daily Mail 1990- (arts corr 1987-90), ed Apollo magazine 1990-97, head of publications NACF, ed Art Quarterly and Review 1997-98, founding ed The Br Art Jl 1999-; selector: The Discerning Eye 1992, The Critics' Choice: New British Art 1993, Royal Watercolour Soc Summer Exhbn 1996; visiting prof of history of art and architecture Westminster Coll 1989, visiting prof of English UCL 2007-13 (hon prof of English 2013-); Paul Mellon lectr in British art Nat Gallery London and Yale Center for British Art New Haven 2013; memb: Ctee Courtauld Inst Assoc of Former Students 1991- (chm 1998-2010), Advsy Cncl Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art 1993-98, Exec Ctee Assoc of Art Historians 1993-96, Ctee of Honour Lord Leighton Centenary Tst 1994-96, The Johnson Club 1995-, Exec Ctee Walpole Soc 2005-10 (memb Cncl 1991-96); tstee Foundling Museum 2008; Delmas fndn fell Venice 1978; FSA 1998
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Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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