Category Archives: events & talks
As his book of conversations with David Hockney RA is published, critic Martin Gayford discusses art – and the art of interviewing artists – with Sam Phillips, editor of RA Magazine. Read more about the event and book tickets here.
In the final talk of the series, I describe my encounters with the pianist Jimmy Rowles. The episode will be broadcast at 22:45 on 20/03/2015.
In the fourth talk of the series, I recall two meetings with the saxophonist Sonny Rollins. The episode will be broadcast at 22:45 on 19/03/2015.
In the third talk of the series, I remember the legendary cornettist Ruby Braff. The episode will be broadcast at 22:45 on 18/03/2015.
In the second talk of the series, I remember the British pianist Marian McPartland, who spend six decades at the heart of the New York jazz scene. The episode will be broadcast at 22:45 on 17/03/2015.
In the first of a series of talks for BBC Radio 3, I recall memories of the trumpeter Doc Cheatham. The episode will be broadcast at 22:45 on 16/03/2015.
A conversation with Freud’s assistant and photographer, David Dawson, and art critic Dr Richard Cork about the experience of sitting for Lucian Freud at the Royal Academy on 10th September 2010. Listen to the RA Podcast of the conversation – … Continue reading
I appeared on the BBC’s The One Show with Gyles Brandreth talking about John Constable and the effect his love affair with Maria had on his work. This was due to my specialist interest in the subject as explored in … Continue reading
This is a recent talk I gave a the Royal Academy of the Arts As described by the RA: An evening talk in support of the exhibition ‘The Real Van Gogh: The Artist and His Letters’. Renowned author Martin Gayford … Continue reading