Laura Bennett has been a full-time freelance translator from French and Italian into English for six years. She specialises in art translation and holds an MA in Art History from the Courtauld Institute of Art in London. Before becoming a translator, she worked as a Tour Leader, regularly visiting many of Europe’s art historical and cultural sites. Her translation work includes catalogues for major exhibitions (most recently for the National Gallery, Tate Modern and Leighton House Museum), audio guide scripts and academic essays. She is an MITI and MCIL, as well as a member of MET (Mediterranean Editors and Translators), the Society of Authors and the Association of Art Historians.