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David Whiting

David Whiting is a writer and curator. He is a member of the International Association of Art Critics, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He has written and contributed to several books, as well as numerous exhibition catalogues, and has curated exhibitions both in the public and private sectors. He has specialised in contemporary studio craft, particularly ceramics, but has also written extensively on painting, sculpture and design, and was for over a decade a tutor in art history in Oxford and London, before taking up writing full-time. He has written for many art and literary periodicals, and contributes obituaries to the Guardian. He is also literary co-executor to the estate of C. Day-Lewis, the former Poet Laureate, and his wife Jill Balcon, and is a trustee of the Anthony Shaw Collection, a large holding of modern ceramics, painting and sculpture currently held at York Art Gallery. He has been an external assessor for several leading university ceramics courses.

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