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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

Neil MacGregor: Living with the Gods review - focuses of belief

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Yuval Noah Harari: 21 Lessons for the 21st Century review - a sceptic's optimism?

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Grayson Perry: Rites of Passage, Channnel 4 review - making meaning in death

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Roger Scruton: Music as an Art review - how to listen?

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Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott: Swan Song review - Capote redux

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Frank Gardner: Ultimatum review - topical terrorism

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Big Sky, Big Dreams, Big Art: Made in the USA, BBC Four review - unexpected facts aplenty

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William Trevor: Last Stories review - final intimations

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Christie Watson: The Language of Kindness review - tender memoir, impassioned indignation

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Rodin and the Art of Ancient Greece, British Museum review - magnificence of form across the millennia

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John Gray: Seven Types of Atheism review - to believe, or not to believe

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Monet and Architecture, National Gallery review - a revelation in paint

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The Queen's Green Planet, ITV review - right royal arboreals

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Barbara Ehrenreich: Natural Causes review - counterintuitive wisdom on the big issues

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America's Cool Modernism, Ashmolean Museum review - faces of the new city

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Big Cats About the House, BBC Two review - irresistible feline-human bonding

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An open letter from Dame Sarah Connolly and colleagues to Ar...

The decision of Arts Council England to withdraw funding from the...

Matilda the Musical review - a dizzying, smartly subversive...

I bow to no one in my affection for Matilda the Musical onstage, which I've loved across multiple iterations, from Stratford-upon-Avon to...

Baghdaddy, Royal Court review - Middle-Eastern magic realism

What is the best way of talking about the Middle East? Should plays take a documentary or verbatim approach, all the better to educate and inform...

A Child of Our Time, LPO, Gardner, RFH review - the spirit s...

Half a century ago, Michael Tippett’s A Child of our Time felt inescapable. For a youth-choir singer in the London of that period, his...

Album: Stormzy - This Is What I Mean

“All of this music, it’s nothing to do with the listener,” Stormzy announced to Louis Theroux in a recent TV interview. “All I can do is feel what...

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery review - grand, class-cons...

Rian Johnson’s Knives Out sequel is an even more brightly entertaining puzzle picture, revelling in the old-fashioned glamour of enviably...

Mary Gauthier, Union Chapel review - a living room concert i...

Mary Gauthier’s first tour in more than three years landed at London’s Union Chapel on Saturday, concluding with another sold-out gig. The venue...

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...

It’s a Wonderful Life, English National Opera review - Capra...

Looking for a sparkly operatic musical, well sung and played, slick and saturated in a range of mainstream styles that stop short in the year the...

Bones and All review - eat, don't heat

You expect gross-out movies to send your hands flying in front of your eyes...