Will Gompertz

Will Gompertz

Will Gompertz is the BBC Arts Editor and a respected commentator on The Arts.

Voted one of the World’s Top 50 Creative Thinkers by New York’s Creativity Magazine, Will was previously a Director of The Tate Gallery.

In 2009, he wrote and performed a sell-out one-man comedy show about modern art at the Edinburgh Festival.

As a writer he has penned numerous articles for, among others, The Times and the Guardian and his book What are you Looking At? 50 Years of Modern Art in the Blink of an Eye was published by Penguin in Autumn 2012.

Will’s new book Think Like an Artist: Imaginative Ways to a More Creative and Productive Life was released by Penguin in July 2015, and is a witty and inspiring read, identifying ten lessons to be learned from the greatest artists across history, to give us tools to unlock creativity and thrive at work and in our personal lives.

Click here for a stunning write-up about Will: ‘How to speak well at a book festival’.

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“Will Gompertz is the best teacher you never had”