Spike has a BSc in Chemistry (Southampton, 1978), a Masters in Knowledge-based Computing (South Bank, 1988), and a PhD in History of Art (Cambridge, 1996). He worked in TV (Spitting Image) and films (Star Wars) in the 1980s. He trained as a painting conservator at the Hamilton Kerr Institute, a Department of the Fitzwilliam Museum, where he now teaches a post-graduate course and undertakes research.
S. Bucklow, Children of Mercury, Painters’ Lives, Reaktion, 2021
S. Bucklow, The Anatomy of Riches, Sir Robert Paston, Reaktion, 2018
S. Bucklow, Red, The Art and Science of a Colour, Reaktion, 2016
S. Bucklow, The Riddle of the Image, Medieval Art, Reaktion, 201
S. Bucklow, The Alchemy of Paint, Medieval Science, Marion Boyars, 2009