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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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Album: Barry Adamson - Cut to Black

Always looking dapper and always sounding cool, Barry Adamson is a man who nevertheless seems to be perpetually of another time. Giving off the...

Carmen, Glyndebourne review - total musical fusion

It’s what you dream of in opera but don’t often get: singers feeling free and liberated to give their best after weeks of preparation with a...

The Great Escape Festival 2024, Brighton review - a dip into...

Before reviewing The Great Escape, we must first deal with the elephant in the room. Or, in this case, the room that’s crushing the elephant, like...

Fawlty Towers: The Play, Apollo Theatre review - lightning s...

There are many definitions of bravery, and taking on the challenge of embodying John Cleese as Basil Fawlty in Cleese’s own stage...

Laufey, Royal Albert Hall review - fans in heaven

In many ways, Laufey’s emotionally charged, sold-out...

Bermondsey Tales: Fall of the Roman Empire review - dirty de...

What with the likes of Sexy Beast, Layer Cake, The Hatton Garden Job and the oeuvre of Guy Ritchie, the...

Album: Billie Eilish - Hit Me Hard and Soft

So Billie Eilish’s new album has had its worldwide midnight release,...

Dunedin Consort, Mulroy, Wigmore Hall review - songs of love...

The sixteen voices of the Dunedin Consort raided the large store of music inspired by the Song of Songs and the sonnets of Petrarch in a sensual...

People, Places and Things, Trafalgar Theatre review - a scin...

It’s unusual for a play to be revived with its original director and star, let alone a decade after they premiered the piece. But here we are,...

Withnail and I, Birmingham Rep review - Bruce Robinson’s 198...

Let’s put our cards firmly on the table here. I am a big fan of Bruce Robinson’s cinematic masterpiece about two out-of-work actors who live in...