As Kettle’s Yard reopens after a major renovation, the award-winning art critic and author looks back on his formative friendship with the gallery’s founder, Jim Ede, on page 56. After reading history of art at Cambridge, where he gained a doctorate, Cork became the chief art critic for The Times, a Turner Prize judge and was made an honorary fellow of the Royal Academy in 2011.
A marriage you admire
‘Barack and Michelle Obama’s – a praiseworthy White House couple.’
The perfect honeymoon
‘A blissful Tuscan hotel near Florence and Siena.’
A memorable wedding
‘In March 1970, when I married wonderful Vena, the love of my life.’