Tim Cornwell

A professional print journalist of 30 years standing, Tim has worked as a regional and court reporter, foreign correspondent and editor, and latterly as an arts writer, with an increasing interest in the visual arts.
He currently writes regular freelance commissions for the Art Newspaper, for Scottish Art News, and for Cornucopia magazine in Istanbul, both the print magazine and the website. Tim has also had articles published in the Scottish Review of Books, The Times, The Guardian, and The Scotsman.


  • Eastern Nuance

    Jean-Étienne Liotard's luminous portraits

    From Issue 53

    The first Orientalist, Liotard was also the most truthful and subtle. Tim Cornwell marvels at his work on show in London

  • Solemn Promise

    Üsküdar Waterfront

    From Issue 52

    The approach to Üsküdar across the Bosphorus is defined by Sinan’s two waterfront mosques, which have framed this gateway to Asia for four centuries. Photographs by Brian McKee

  • New blood, old masters

    State of the Arts 51

    From Issue 51
  • Cry, the beloved city

    Setting the scene

    From Issue 51
  • Photographic memories

    The short but vivid career of James Robertson

    From Issue 50

    Robertson, Photographer and Engraver in the Ottoman Capital

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