This Podcast was recorded at Little Sparta on 15 July 2017. It is introduced by Professor Andrew Patrizio and features an interview with Professor Stephen Bann.
Professor Bann is Emeritus Professor of History of Art, University of Bristol, a Fellow of the British Academy and of the Society of Antiquaries of London, and past President of the Comité International d’Histoire de l’Art (2000-2004). Among his books are Experimental Painting (1970), The Tradition of Constructivism (ed. 1974), The Clothing of Clio (1984), Paul Delaroche (1997), Parallel Lines (2001), Jannis Kounellis (2003), Ways around Modernism (2007) and Distinguished Images (2013). He has also published extensively on contemporary art in journals, catalogues and essay collections. He was guest curator of exhibitions at the National Gallery, London (2010) and the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lyon (2014). His collection of works by Ian Hamilton Finlay was shown at the Kettle’s Yard Gallery, Cambridge, in 2014/15. In 2014 he also edited Midway, a volume of the letters that he received from Finlay between 1964 and 1969. The sequel Stonypath Days, covering both sides of the correspondence from 1970 to early 1972, appeared in 2016.