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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

Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic, V&A review - nostalgic family fun

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Reza Aslan: God - A Human History review - on being 'sapiens', and believing

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Lake Keitele: A Vision of Finland review, National Gallery - light-filled northern vistas

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Impressionists in London, Tate Britain review - from the stodgy to the sublime

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ArtReview Power 100 - an artist tops the list

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Cézanne Portraits, National Portrait Gallery review - eye-opening and heart-breaking

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Oliver Sacks: The River of Consciousness review - a luminous final collection of essays

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Chris Packham: Asperger's and Me, BBC Two review - 'like an alien from another planet'

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Niall Ferguson: The Square and the Tower review - of groups and power

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Henning Mankell: After the Fire review - of death and redemption

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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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Out of Season, Hampstead Theatre review - banter as bullying

One island off the coast of Spain has more cultural oomph than all the rest put together. I’m talking about Ibiza, the sun-soaked, music-happy and...

Andy Parsons, Touring review - reasons to be cheerful...

In the middle of another age of austerity, a climate crisis and seemingly intractable international conflicts, it's cheering that a comic should...

Album: Yard Act - Where's My Utopia?

The best popular music tunes into the zeitgeist. It can reflect cultural currents, encourage them, or enable the public to turn away and...

'Migrations' String Quartet Weekend, National Conc...

It was chance that the National Concert Hall’s weekend of quartet events featuring responses to war and refugees should coincide with the second...

Drive to Survive, Season 6, Netflix review - F1 documentary...

When the first season of Drive to Survive launched on Netflix in 2019, it was greeted with suspicion by some in the Formula One paddock....

Shifters, Bush Theatre review - love will tear us apart agai...

For the past ten years, Black-British playwrights have been in the vanguard of innovation in the form and content of new writing. I’m thinking not...

Così fan tutte, Welsh National Opera review - relevance redu...

We can’t do without Così fan tutte; it’s an irresistible masterpiece. But it’s a thorn in the flesh of modern directors, who...

Driving Mum review - a dark comedy that has you laughing out...

Hilmar Oddsson’s award-winning film Driving Mum is pitch-perfect. Jon has spent the last 30 years looking after his domineering mother....

Manon Lescaut, English Touring Opera review - a nightmare in...

Opera in Britain is currently cursed by funders, politicians and ideologues – of right and left – who heartily detest the form. Alas, some...