Laura Cumming

Laura  Cumming

Since 1999, Laura Cumming has been the Observer's art critic. She was previously the New Statesman's arts editor, the Listener's literary editor, and the Literary Review's deputy editor. She's a former Herald writer who's also written for the London Evening Standard, Guardian, L'Express, and Vogue. Her novel The Vanishing Velazquez was a New York Times bestseller and was longlisted for the Bailie Gifford Award.