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Florence Hallett

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Florence writes about the visual arts for a range of specialist and general interest publications.

Articles By Florence Hallett

Dalí Theatre-Museum, Figueres, virtual tour review - tantalising but unsatisfactory

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Visual Arts Lockdown Special 3: gigapixel Rembrandt, magic mushrooms, and more

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Unto the Last: Two Hundred Years of John Ruskin, Watts Gallery–Artists' Village, review - a breath of fresh air

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XXI presented by ARTCELS, HOFA Gallery review - art as investment

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Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse, Royal Academy, Exhibition on Screen/Facebook Premiere - a hardy perennial returns

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Van Eyck: An Optical Revolution, Museum of Fine Arts, Ghent online review - capturing the unrepeatable

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Visual Arts Lockdown Special 1: DIY art, Russell Tovey's chat show, and guided tours online

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Rebuilding Notre-Dame: Inside the Great Cathedral Rescue, BBC Four review - a race against time

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David Hockney: Drawing from Life, National Portrait Gallery review - an anatomy of love

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Francesca Wade: Square Haunting - Bloomsbury retold

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Picasso and Paper, Royal Academy review - the most versatile of materials

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Best of 2019: Visual Arts

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Caravaggio & Bernini, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna - high emotion in 17th century Rome

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Bridget Riley, Hayward Gallery review - the thrill of seeing

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Rembrandt's Light, Dulwich Picture Gallery review - a film-maker out of time?

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Gauguin Portraits, National Gallery review - me, myself and I

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