Mireille Galinou

An art and urban historian, and an experienced author who worked for twenty years with the collection of paintings, prints and drawings at the Museum of London. In 1990 she organised a major exhibition on London Gardens at the Museum and edited its souvenir publication. In 1996 she co-wrote (with John Hayes) London in Paint, the Museum’s Catalogue of Oil Paintings. After going freelance in 2000 she organised a series of conferences at Guildhall (for the Corporation of London), one of which was published in 2004: City Merchants and the Arts. In 2013 she won the John Brinckerhoff Jackson book prize (Society for Landscape Studies in New York) for Cottages and Villas – the Birth of the Garden Suburb (Yale University Press, 2010). She set up Your London Publishing in 2015 and brought out The Dulwich Notebook (2015) and The Streatham Sketchbook (2017).