Robert Hewison

Robert Hewison is a cultural commentator who has published more than twenty books in the field of 19th and 20th century British cultural history. An authority on John Ruskin, he has held chairs at Oxford, Lancaster and City Universities, and is an Associate of the think tank Demos. He has written on the arts for the Sunday Times since 1981. His latest book, on the cultural politics of 1997-2012, Cultural Capital: The Rise and Fall of Creative Britain, will be published by Verso in October 2014.