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Encounters with Artists

Renowned art critic and writer Richard Cork shares personal encounters with leading modern and contemporary artists, offering frank interviews that delve into their inner thoughts and creative ambitions. From established figures like Louise Bourgeois and Jasper Johns to emerging talents such as Tracey Emin and Damien Hirst, Cork provides insightful glimpses into their lives and works. His encounters range from a countryside drive with David Hockney to Soho pub tours with Francis Bacon, offering surprising and revealing insights into each artist's personality. Cork's contributions to the appreciation of late modern and contemporary art have been pivotal, shaping today's artistic landscape with his lucid and critical judgement, as noted by art critic Louisa Buck.


Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 7 January 2024
Number of pages 224
Format Hardback
Contributors Foreword by Cornelia Parker
Dimensions 16.4 x 24.1 cm
Weight 608 g

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