Ashley Crawford is a freelance cultural critic and arts journalist and author of a number of books â ¨on Australian art, including Transformations:â ¨ The Work of Sonia Payes (Thames & Hudson)â ¨ and Spray, The Work of Howard Arkley (co-author, Craftsman House). He is a regular contributor toâ ¨The Age, The Australian, The Guardian, The Financial Review, The Sydney Morning Herald, Australian Art Collector and numerous other publications. Crawford is also the former editor of Tension, World Art, 21*C and Photofile magazines. He trained as a journalist in the late 1970s and has a Doctorate in Philosophy from the University of Melbourne. Crawford lives in Melbourne. Richard Guilliatt is a Walkley Award-winning journalist. His work has appeared in The Independent, The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, The Age and The Australian. His books include Talk of the Devil (Text Publishing) and The Wolf (co-author, Penguin). Guilliatt is a staff writer at The Weekend Australian Magazine. He lives in Sydney.