Michael Bird

Born in London and educated at Merton College, Oxford, Michael is a writer, art historian and radio broadcaster. He has penned monographs on Lynn Chadwick, Sandra Blow, Bryan Wynter and George Fullard, and written books on the St Ives Artists and ideas that changed art, as well as a journey through 40,000 years of art history for children.

His latest book, This Is Tomorrow: Twentieth-century Britain and its Artists, was published by Thames & Hudson in Autumn 2022. It tells the story of a century of seismic change viewed through the lens of artists’ work and lives.



Photo courtesy of Felicity Mara

Books by Michael Bird