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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

Joanna Trollope: Mum & Dad review - redemption in Spain

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Confronting Holocaust Denial with David Baddiel, BBC Two review - grappling with the incomprehensible

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Secrets of the Museum, BBC Two review - the incredible hidden worlds of the V&A

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Shock of the Nude with Mary Beard, BBC Two review - when does art become erotica?

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Stewart Copeland's Adventures in Music, BBC Four review - an essay on the emotional power of music

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Hugh Grant: A Life on Screen, BBC Two review - hiding in plain sight?

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Eva Meijer: Animal Languages review - do you talk crow?

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John Grisham: The Guardians review - nail-bitingly good

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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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