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©JP Stonard, 2019

John-Paul Stonard writes books about art and curates exhibitions. He is currently writing  Creation, a book about the story of art, from palaeolithic to contemporary, to be published by Bloomsbury UK. He is also writing Chatsworth, Arcadia, Now, about the collection at Chatsworth House, also for Bloomsbury. His previous books include Germany Divided: Baselitz and his Generation (British Museum Press, 2014); and, as editor and contributor, 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, Tate Etc… and Apollo Magazine.


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Some recent articles

6 June 2019 — Edvard Munch at the British Museum. London Review of Books

19 July 2018 — Marc Chagall at the Guggenheim, Bilbao. London Review of Books

01 June 2018 — Art and Nature. Tate etc.

01 April 2018 — Art and Democracy. Tate etc.

02 March 2018  — The Monuments that made Mexico. Apollo Magazine

30 November 2017 — ‘Chaïm Soutine at the Courtauld’ London Review of Books

15 September 2017 — ‘Burned, frozen, winched, dangled and hit by a car: the shocking extreme art of Guido Van der Werve’Guardian Review 

13 September 2017 — ‘How Hartwig Fischer plans to transform the British Museum’, Apollo Magazine

5 August 2017 — ‘Jodie Carey Earthcasts’, Frieze Magazine

8 June 2017 – ‘At the Palace Museum’ London Review of Books

19 May 2017 —  Hokusai: ‘The Great Wave that Swept the World’The Guardian

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