The 2nd Earl of Gowrie was a founding Trustee of the Arts Foundation in 1993, and has died aged 81. Grey Gowrie was a man of letters, a poet, a Conservative politician and a prominent figure in the world of the arts. He was Minister for the Arts under Margaret Thatcher, and for four years chairman of the Arts Council of England. Our thoughts are with his loved ones.
Read his obituary in The Guardian.
Photograph 1988 Terence Donovan © Terence Donovan Archive.