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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

Nolan: Australia's Maverick Artist, BBC Four review – a lust for life in all its aspects

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American History's Biggest Fibs with Lucy Worsley, BBC Four review - rewriting history in the Land of the Free

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On Drums... Stewart Copeland!, BBC Four review - no drummer, no rock'n'roll

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The Sound of Movie Musicals with Neil Brand, BBC Four review - genius of song and dance

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Boris Akunin: Black City review - a novel to sharpen the wits

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Louis Theroux's Altered States: Choosing Death, BBC Two review - profound and moving

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Our Classical Century, BBC Four review - enthusiasm and delight

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Dramatic Exchanges review - a brilliant slice of theatre history

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Michael Connelly: Dark Sacred Night review - a pairing of loner detectives

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The new V&A Photography Centre review - a new museum to make us proud

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Michael Caine: Blowing the Bloody Doors Off review - an actor's handbook, annotated by experience

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Julian Baggini: How the World Thinks review - a whirlwind tour of ideas

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Barneys, Books and Bust Ups, BBC Four review - the Booker Prize at 50

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Simon Sebag Montefiore: Written in History review - epistolary high points

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Queen of the World, ITV review - born to run and run

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Courtauld Impressionists: From Manet to Cézanne review - much loved treasures, seen afresh

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Music Reissues Weekly: Love - Expressions Tell Everything

Any reminder of the greatness of Love is welcome, and Expressions Tell Everything does this in fine style. A box set, it...

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