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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

Thatcher: A Very British Revolution, Finale, BBC Two review - a heartbreaking account of her decline

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Edouard Vuillard: The Poetry of the Everyday, Holburne Museum, Bath review - dizzying pattern and colour

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Thatcher: A Very British Revolution, BBC Two review - demolishing the boys' club

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Leah Hazard: Hard Pushed review - a midwife's tales

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Sorolla: Spanish Master of Light, National Gallery review - a national treasure comes to London

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Frans de Waal: Mama's Last Hug review - animal feelings

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Only Human: Martin Parr, National Portrait Gallery review - relentlessly feelgood

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Kader Attia / Diane Arbus, Hayward Gallery review - views from the margins

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Fiona MacCarthy: Walter Gropius review - a master of modernism

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Sam Bourne: To Kill the Truth review - taut thriller of big ideas

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Richard J Evans: Eric Hobsbawm - A Life in History review - mesmerisingly readable

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John Ruskin: The Power of Seeing, Two Temple Place review - inside the mind of a visionary

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Don McCullin: Looking for England, BBC Four review - a hard look at home

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The Last Survivors, BBC Two review - living on

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Kristen Roupenian: You Know You Want This review - twisted tales

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Michael Peppiatt: The Existential Englishman review - we'll always have Paris

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