Andrew Graham Dixon (spokesperson and consultant) is one of the leading art critics and presenters of arts television programmes in the English-speaking world. He has presented numerous landmark series on art for the BBC, including the acclaimed A History of British Art, Renaissance, and Art of Eternity, as well as numerous individual documentaries on art and artists. For more than 20 years, he has published a weekly column on art, first in the Independent and, more recently, in the Sunday Telegraph. He has written a number of books on subjects ranging from medieval painting and sculpture, to contemporary art.
Ian Chilvers (consultant) is a writer and editor whose books include The Oxford Dictionary of Art, The Baroque and Neoclassical Age, and A Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Art. He was the specialist consultant for the 17th- and 18th-century chapters of this book.