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Alastair Sooke

Alastair is deputy art critic of The Daily Telegraph and one of Britain's leading arts journalists and broadcasters. Since joining the Telegraph as a trainee in 2003, he has interviewed many of the most famous artists in the world, including Damien Hirst, Anish Kapoor and Jeff Koons.

In 2010, he wrote and presented Modern Masters, a four-part series about modern art that was broadcast on Sunday evenings on BBC One. He reports on contemporary art for The Culture Show, and has contributed to a wide range of arts programmes on radio and television. He has an MA in art history.

He is also the presenter of Romancing the Stone: The Golden Ages of British Sculpture, a three-part series tracing the history of British sculpture from the Norman Conquest to the present day, broadcast on BBC Four.