Robin simon


Editor, The British Art Journal

Art Critic, Daily Mail

Writer and broadcaster

Chairman, The Courtauld Association

Trustee, Foundling Museum

Trustee, Walpole Society

Preferred Daily Mail byline…

What they said…

‘Robin Simon has written with pace and passion the best book yet on Hogarth, encyclopaedic in

its range…’ Brian Sewell

The Standard

‘This highly original book convincingly defines almost the entire career and output of William Hogarth in relation to France… deals with Hogarth’s theatrical background in far more depth than anyone so far… a great wealth of surprising and fascinating information.' David Bindman

The Burlington Magazine

'... a rich, invigorating and highly individual addition to Hogarth scholarship.' Jenny Uglow

Daily Mail

'Robin Simon's brilliant tour de force of scholarship provides a vivid pictture of all aspects of English cultural life in the 18th century, ' William Palin

Country Life

The Editor’s chair…

Wales celebrate winning the Grand Slam having beaten France 29-12, Saturday 15 March 2008