Richard Humphreys (writer)

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Richard Humphreys (born 1953)[1] was the Curator of Programme Research at Tate Britain and Deputy Chairman of the London Consortium, of which he was a founding member.

He is the author of a number of books, including Wyndham Lewis (London: Tate Publishing, 2004), and is editor of the Tate’s British Artists series.

He worked at the Tate Britain from 1981 to 2008 as a curator, and acted as Head of Education and Interpretation from 1991 to 2001.[2]

In 1985, Humphreys was the lead curator of the Ezra Pound centenary exhibition Pound's Artists: Ezra Pound and the Visual Arts in London, Paris and Italy shown at Kettle's Yard and the Tate Gallery, and edited the accompanying volume of essays.[3]

He studied English at Sidney Sussex College (1972-5) and later authored a history of the College, Sidney Sussex College: A History (2009).[4] He also studied Art History at the Courtauld Institute (1975-8).

References[edit]

  1. ^ American Book Publishing Record, Vol. 39 (1998), p. 196.
  2. ^ http://www.clarehall.cam.ac.uk/fileadmin/template/images/0.0.1_documents/doc_2009-10/Richard_Humphreys_title_and_CV.pdf
  3. ^ Richard Humphreys (editor), Pound's Artists: Ezra Pound and the Visual Arts in London, Paris and Italy, London (Tate Gallery), June 1985, ISBN 0-946590-29-X
  4. ^ http://www.sid.cam.ac.uk/life/news/newsitem.html?nid=79