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marina vaizey

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Marina Vaizey was art critic for the Financial Times, then the Sunday Times, edited the Art Quarterly, has been a judge for the Turner Prize, and a trustee of several museums; books include 100 Masterpieces, The Artist as Photographer and Great Women Collectors. She's currently a freelance art critic and lecturer. This drawing of Marina as a character from Jane Austen is 40 years old.

Articles By Marina Vaizey

Basquiat: Rage to Riches review, BBC Two – death rides an equine skeleton

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Claire Tomalin: A Life of My Own review - the biographer on herself

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Jasper Johns, Royal Academy review - a master of 50 shades

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Cinema Through the Eye of Magnum, BBC Four review - moving pictures

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John le Carré: A Legacy of Spies review - the master in twilight mood

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DVD: Every Picture Tells a Story

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Val McDermid: Insidious Intent review - dark and expert crime writing

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Fred Vargas: The Accordionist review - intriguing Gallic sleuthing yarn

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Utopia: In Search of the Dream, BBC Four review - the best of all possible documentaries?

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James Hamilton: Gainsborough - A Portrait review - an artistic life told with verve and enthusiasm

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Matisse in the Studio, Royal Academy review - a fascinating compilation

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Queer as Art, BBC Two review - showbusiness and the gay revolution

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Grandad, Dementia and Me, BBC One review - no easy solutions to terrifying mental condition

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Michael Connelly: The Late Show review - mesmerising and believable characters

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The Exhibition Road Quarter review, V&A - an intelligent and much needed expansion

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Jonathan Miles: St Petersburg review - culture and calamity

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The Post review - Spielberg's glorious paean to print

It beggars belief that, from the moment ...

Alexander Melnikov, Wigmore Hall review - three pianos, four...

Living-museum recitals on a variety of historic instruments pose logistical problems. Telling The Arts Desk about his award-nominated CD of mostly...

All's Well That Ends Well, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse revi...

It's the people who are problematic, not the play. That's one take-away sentiment afforded by Caroline Byrne's sparky and provocative take on ...

Selma Parlour: Upright Animal, Pi Artworks review - incandes...

In the dark days of January, white cube galleries are luminous spaces. This is especially true of Pi Artworks right now: the Fitzrovia gallery is...

The best TV to watch this week

Cure the January blues with our guide to the pick of the best dramas and documentaries coming to a TV near you or already available for streaming...

Feng, CBSO, Gražinytė-Tyla, Symphony Hall Birmingham review...

Say what you like about Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla’s partnership with the ...

The Best Plays in London

London is the theatre capital of the world, with more than 50 playhouses offering theatrical entertainment. From the mighty National Theatre to...

CD: Tune-Yards - I Can Feel You Creep Into My Private Life

Growing up with the music of David Bowie is probably not the best grounding for being a music critic because it raises expectations unreasonably...

The Best Films Out Now

There are films to meet every taste in theartsdesk's guide to the best movies currently on release. In our considered opinion, any of the titles...

Art UK, Art of the Nation review - public art in a private s...

Art fairs are vaguely promiscuous. So much art, so many galleries, so very many curators. They’re a glut for the eye yet curiously anodyne — the...