Jessica Lack is a writer with a focus on modern and contemporary art. She began her career as an editor at tate: the art magazine before becoming an arts correspondent for The Guardian. For several years she wrote regularly about art for i-D Magazine. She contributes catalogue essays, has scripted short films and appeared in documentaries for Channel 4, The BBC and Sky Arts. 

She is a Trustee of Wysing Arts Centre and Grizedale Arts.

Her most recent book Why Are We 'Artists'? 100 World Art Manifestos is published as a Penguin Modern Classic.


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