@Sophie Davidson, 2021
John-Paul Stonard is an art historian, author and curator. His book Creation. Art Since the Beginning about the story of art, from palaeolithic to contemporary, will be published by Bloomsbury in October 2021. His book on the history of the collection at Chatsworth House, Chatsworth, Arcadia, Now, will also be published, by Penguin, in October 2021. His previous books include Germany Divided: Baselitz and his Generation (British Museum Press, 2014); and, as editor, The Books that Shaped Art History (Thames & Hudson, 2013). His first book, Fault Lines. Art in Germany 1945-55, was published by Ridinghouse in 2007. He was a curator of the acclaimed exhibition ‘Kenneth Clark: Looking for Civilisation’, at Tate Britain, and also curated the exhibition Melancholia. A Sebald Variation at Somerset House in 2017. His writing on art can be found in The Guardian, the London Review of Books, the Times Literary Supplement, the Burlington Magazine, and Apollo Magazine.