Ann Stephen is Senior Curator at the University Art Gallery and University Art Collection, The University of Sydney. She has worked for three decades as a curator and art writer within state museums and as a freelance curator. Stephen has written widely on the visual arts, and edited and coordinating many exhibition catalogues and essays on contemporary and Indigenous art. Her recent books include: On Looking at Looking: The Art and Politics of Ian Burn (2006); Modernism & Australia: Documents on Art, Design and Architecture 1917–1967 (2006), and Modern Times: The Untold Story of Modernism in Australia (2008), both co-edited with Andrew McNamara and Philip Goad.
Michael Hofmann reviews Ted Hughes by Jonathan Bate