‘Brian spoke bald truths that punctured reputations and were impossible to ignore because they were written by a man who knew more than anyone about art history. All big-name contemporary artists – particularly the “conceptual” ones – from Damien Hirst to Anish Kapoor, were humiliated by his caustic lashings and had to take it on the chin, knowing everyone in the art world would have read it. But Brian was no ivory tower intellectual, and was as happy to work behind the counter in Oxfam in Wimbledon Village as to attend exhibitions in Whitechapel or The National Gallery’
Geordie Greig remembers Brian Sewell in the Mail on Sunday. Read the full article: Fearless, contrarian, anti-populist… and the voice of a Duchess!