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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

Pioneering Women, Oxford Ceramics Gallery online review - domestic pleasures

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Hold Still, National Portrait Gallery review - snapshots from lockdown

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Extinction: The Facts, BBC One review - David Attenborough tells a devastating story

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William Feaver: The Lives of Lucian Freud: Fame 1968-2011 review - mesmerising, exhaustive and obsessively detailed

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George IV: Art & Spectacle, The Queen's Gallery review - all is aglitter

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Vincent van Gogh: the reader and the writer

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Bears About the House, BBC Two review - uphill struggle to save hunted animals

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Tutankhamun in Colour, BBC Four review - amazing enhanced images bring fabled Pharaoh to life

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The World's Greatest Paintings, Channel 5 review - enthusiastic presenter but no dazzling revelations

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John Grisham: Camino Winds review - morality tale with a light touch

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Caroline Maclean: Circles and Squares review - adventurous art, progressive living and a good gossip

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Grayson's Art Club, Channel 4 review - too many clichés and platitudes?

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Don Winslow: Broken review - a staggering crash course in the possibilities of crime

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Mark Kermode's Secrets of Cinema, BBC Four review - the undying allure of the spying game

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Sam Bourne: To Kill a Man review – the woman who fought back

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Taking Control: The Dominic Cummings Story, BBC Two review - disruptive political maverick eludes pigeonholing

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