Dr Robin Simon

Memberships (professional bodies)

Visiting Professor, University College, London.

Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London.

Career summary

Editor of The British Art Journal; formerly Editor of Apollo Magazine;

formerly Director of Institute of European Studies, London;

formerly tenured lecturer in the History of Art and in English, University of Nottingham.

Areas of interest / research

British portraiture 1500-present.

Special interest in Hogarth and his contemporaries.

Details of books/publications relating to your work on British portraiture

(with Alastair Smart) The Art of Cricket, London, 1983.

The Portrait in Britain and America, with biographical dictionary of portrait-painters 1680-1914, Oxford and Boston MA, 1987.

Hogarth, France and British Art: The rise of the arts in eighteenth-century Britain, London, 2007.

Many articles in scholarly journals.