(John) Edward McKenzie Lucie-Smith(1933-), Art critic and writer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Artist of 29 portraits
Edward Lucie-Smith was born in Kingston, Jamaica and moved to Britain in 1946. He began his career as an education officer in the R.A.F., and then worked in advertising for ten years before becoming a freelance author. He is now an internationally known art critic and historian, who is also a published poet, an anthologist and a practising photographer. He has published more than a hundred books in all, over sixty of which are about art, and has written on art for many leading British newspapers and periodicals. His photographs are included in the collections of many museums around the world.
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