The Artist in Time: A Generation of Great British Creatives



Working with photographer Ollie Harrop, and drawing from interviews with Chris Fite-Wassilak, ‘The Artist in Time’ is a casual and honest portrait of creativity at an older age, discussing with each artist how their approach has adapted over the years – whether working on major projects, or simply getting on with their creative lives. Initiated by The Baring Foundation, the book brings together well-known names, such as Frank Bowler, Wendy Cope and Ridley Scott, alongside forgotten figures who revolutionised the creative landscape in the UK in past decades, together with artists have come to creative practices later in life. Highlighting the creative practices, working habits and motivations of a unique set of British artists, ranging from painters and poets, illustrators and artists, musicians, dancers, performers and filmmakers.