Brian Sewell will be in conversation with Sir Roy Strong at the Winchester Festival on Friday, from 6.30pm. Not to be missed - get your ticket today!
The very wonderful Brian Sewell never disappoints and this engrossing read deals with his early life. Never one not to speak his mind this book is frank and honestly refreshing in the stories from his childhood, to working at Christies Auction House in London. I loved the way dear Brian has the most inspiring way of capturing life in Middle-England and the hypocrisy and snobbery of the art market world. A truly, savagely honest autobiography
—Staff review of Outsider by Brian Sewell from Waterstones, Lancaster.
The two volumes of Outsider are a major accomplishment. They provide a compelling account of the razzamatazz of the European art world - research institutes, auction house, curators, collectors, dodgy dealers - that will be quoted for centuries. Supremely, though, they are a self-portriat of a prickly, fearless, honest man who provided loving loyalty à outrance
—The Times Literary Supplement reviews Outsider II by Brian Sewell