David Trigg is a writer, critic and art historian based in Bristol. He is a regular contributor to books on art and has contributed articles, reviews and interviews to publications including Studio International, Art Quarterly, Art Monthly, ArtReview, frieze, The Burlington Magazine, Art Papers, MAP and Art in Print. He is the author of Reading Art (Phaidon Press, 2018), a book exploring the relationship between art and literature, creatively tracing the history of how artists have depicted books as symbols, subjects and objects. He has a PhD in Art History from the University of Bristol and is a member of the International Association of Art Critics.