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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

Michael Connelly: The Night Fire review - unputdownable

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John le Carré: Agent Running in the Field review - fake news, Brexit and Cold war echoes

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Joanna Cannon: Breaking and Mending review - can you feel too much?

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10 Questions for author Martin Gayford

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Martin Gayford: The Pursuit of Art review - devotion, distilled

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A. N. Wilson: Prince Albert review - entertaining bio is a total treat

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Martin Hägglund: This Life - Why Mortality Makes Us Free review - profound book to be read slowly

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BP Portrait Award 2019, National Portrait Gallery review - a story for everyone

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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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