James Cahill is a writer and critic whose research interests embrace contemporary art and classical antiquity. He regularly contributes to art magazines and periodicals, and his writing has appeared in publications including Apollo, Art in America, The Burlington Magazine, Elephant, Frieze, Omnibus and The Observer. His book on the British artist Maggi Hambling,War Requiem and Aftermath, was published in Spring 2015 by the Unicorn Press. He is the co-author of a monograph on British artist Angus Fairhurst (1966-2008), and has published essays in numerous books and catalogues. He leads monthly art tours of restaurants in Mayfair, London (organised by Le Caprice Holdings); he has also lectured widely on art and the classical world. He is currently researching a PhD at Cambridge University on the impact of Greco-Roman art and mythology on contemporary visual culture.