Portrait of Peter Timms

Peter Timms

Peter Timms is the author of several books, including Making Nature: Six Walks in the Bush (2001), What’s Wrong with Contemporary Art? (2004), and most recently Private Lives: Australians at Home Since Federation (2008).

Peter lives in Hobart, although he was born and educated in Melbourne. He has been a freelance writer since 1988, including periods as editor of Art Monthly Australia and art critic for The Age.