Charlotte Mullins




Charlotte has written widely on contemporary art, architecture, design and

art history for specialist art magazines, newspapers and exhibition catalogues

since 1995. She has written over ten books including Picturing People and

Painting People (both Thames & Hudson) a monograph on Rachel Whiteread,

and texts for Susie Hamitlon, Gordon Cheung, Jan Vanriet, Karin Hanssen and Rachel Lumsden. She has also written two art books for children, published under the name Charlie Ayres, titled Lives of the Great Artists and The Story of the World's Greatest Paintings (both Thames & Hudson).  


Charlotte is a regular guest on BBC arts programmes such as Front Row,

Free Thinking and Saturday Review. She was a judge on the BBC art series

Show Me the Monet (series 1 and 2) and the 2009 BP Portrait Award at the National Portrait Gallery, London. She has been a selector for many exhibitions and prizes including the Sanlam Portrait Award (South Africa), Jerwood Sculpture Prize, Jerwood Drawing Prize and Deptford X.


Charlotte studied at the Courtauld Institute of Art and Sotheby’s Institute in London and completed her PhD in art history at the University of Sussex and National Maritime Museum (AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award).


She worked as an editor prior to writing full-time, and was the arts editor of

the Independent on Sunday and editor of Art Review, the V&A Magazine and

Art Quarterly.



Charlotte Mullins can be contacted by Twitter and Instagram @CMArtReviews

or email [email protected]


Her agent is Georgina Capel






Charlotte Mullins is an art critic,  writer

and broadcaster


She is currently writing A Little History

of Art for Yale University Press.


Her revised and expanded book on Rachel Whiteread is out now, as is A Little Feminist History of Art (both Tate Publishing).



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