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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

Tim Walker: Wonderful Things, V&A review - a bracing full-body immersion

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Artists in Amsterdam, Dulwich Picture Gallery review - a slight but evocative sketch

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Rachel DeLoache Williams: My Friend Anna review - a fraudster for the Instagram age?

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Yorkshire Sculpture International review - Hepworth and Moore loom large

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Takis, Tate Modern review - science and art collide

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Francis Bacon: Couplings, Gagosian Gallery review - sex and power in double figures

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Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing, The Queen's Gallery review - peerless drawings, rarely seen

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Henry Moore at Houghton Hall: Nature and Inspiration review - big views bring new light

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Sea Star: Sean Scully, National Gallery review - analysing past masters

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Visions of the Self: Rembrandt and Now, Gagosian Gallery review - old master, new ways

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Edvard Munch: Love and Angst, British Museum review - compassion in the age of anxiety

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Van Gogh and Britain, Tate Britain review - tenuous but still persuasive

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Louise Bourgeois, Kettle's Yard, Cambridge review - a slender but choice selection

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Pierre Bonnard: The Colour of Memory review, Tate Modern - plenty but empty

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Best of 2018: Art

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Mantegna and Bellini, National Gallery review - curated for curators

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Music Reissues Weekly: John Barry - The More Things Change

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Elizabeth: A Portrait in Parts review - she is a human being

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Girl on an Altar, Kiln Theatre review - machismo, murder and...

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First Person: Christina McMaster - seeking musical cures for...

In 2020, during a gentle easing of lockdown restrictions, I was asked to play for the Culture Clinic sessions at Kings Place, a creative...

Album: Yama Warashi - Crispy Moon

Crispy Moon is a musical kaleidoscope encompassing free-jazz skronk,...

Between Two Worlds review - Juliette Binoche, maid in Franc...

For die-hard Juliette Binoche fans – don’t cross us, we get angry – Between Two Worlds is heaven. The...

Samson et Dalila, Royal Opera review - from austerity to exc...

Words and situations are one-dimensional, but the music is chameleonic, if not profound, and crafted with a master’s hand. What to do about ...

Henry VIII, Shakespeare's Globe review - unashamedly vu...

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Luzzu review - a Maltese fisherman struggles with modernity

In Maltese-American Alex Camilleri’s debut feature, it’s a case of follow the swordfish. This terrifically atmospheric, almost documentary-like...