Brian Sewell

British, 1931–2015

Brian Sewell was known as Britain’s most famous and controversial art critic. He wrote for The Tatler and The Evening Standard, appeared on television and radio, and was known for his uncompromising views on modern art.  He wrote two bestselling volumes of autobiography—Outsider and Outsider II, and was an Orwell Prize-winning journalist and renowned animal-lover. The White Umbrella was his first novel.