Robin Simon

Honorary Research Professor and Visiting Professor of English

Robin Simon is Paul Mellon Lecturer in British Art for 2013, when he will give a series of lectures on British art and the theatre at the National Gallery, London, and the Yale Center for British Art. He is Visiting Professor of English, University College London, and editor of The British Art Journal. Robin Simon’s most recent book is Hogarth, France and British Art: The rise of the arts in eighteenth-century Britain (2007), but he has also published and lectured extensively on portraiture, Italian art of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries—and cricket. He is currently writing a new history of the Royal Academy and its collections (forthcoming 2014) and co-curating the tercentenary exhibition of Richard Wilson planned for 2014 at the Center and the National Museum of Wales, Cardiff.