Hugh St Clair has a written on a wide range of subjects concerning art and interiors for national and international magazines and newspapers.
He currently writes for the London Magazine has a column “Home Help” in the Lady Magazine dealing with interiors queries. He writes a regular blog for Hiscox art insurers and contributes to the Huffington Post
He has contributes to Bonhams and Christies catalogues and magazines, the Art Newspaper, and .Cent online magazine.
His writing has also appeared in House and Garden, Homes and Gardens, The English Home, F.T, The Independent, Telegraph, Guardian, London Magazine and in flight publications including Privat Air.
Biography of Cedric Morris and Arthur Lett Haines
Hugh St Clair has just completed a biography of Cedric Morris and Arthur Lett Haines, two artists who founded the East Anglian School of Painting and Drawing pupils included Lucian Freud and Maggi Hambling at Benton End in Suffolk.
Cedric Morris was a highly regarded flower painter in London and Paris in 1920s and 1930s, a friend of Peggy Guggenheim and appeared in the novel by Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises. Cedric Morris was an Royal Horticultural Society award winning breeder of plicata irises prefixed Benton.
Three exhibitions of his work have been staged in 2018, at Gainsborough’s House in Sudbury, Suffolk and at Philip Mould Gallery and The Garden Museum in London.
My book publication date to be announced shortly.
Three annual Millers Picture Price Guides and “A Guide to Buying Affordable Art” pub Sept 2003, 2004, 2005. These books were promoted through talks and forums at the London Art Fair.
He reviews books on art and design and art exhibitions for the Lady Magazine.