Journalist and Author


Joanna Moorhead is an award-winning journalist and author.  She writes for a wide range of major UK newspapers and magazines including the Guardian, the Observer and The Times.


She writes and broadcasts on the arts, particularly the role of women in the arts, and has made arts documentaries for BBC Radio.  She is arts editor of The Tablet magazine, and is currently researching the life of Renaissance painter Plautilla Nelli.

Joanna is the curator of Leonora Carrington: Rebel Visionary, which opened at the Newlands House Gallery, Petworth on 12 July and runs to 26 October 2024.

Reviews include 
this ***** one from the Guardian

Joanna’s book The Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington (Virago) is available here, and her most recent book Surreal Spaces (Thames and Hudson) is available here (UK) and here (US/Canada).

Joanna is a Fellow of West Dean College, where
she teaches 
a range of writing courses.

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