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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

ArtReview Power 100 - an artist tops the list

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Cézanne Portraits, National Portrait Gallery review - eye-opening and heart-breaking

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Oliver Sacks: The River of Consciousness review - a luminous final collection of essays

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Chris Packham: Asperger's and Me, BBC Two review - 'like an alien from another planet'

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Niall Ferguson: The Square and the Tower review - of groups and power

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Henning Mankell: After the Fire review - of death and redemption

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Basquiat: Rage to Riches review, BBC Two – death rides an equine skeleton

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Claire Tomalin: A Life of My Own review - the biographer on herself

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Jasper Johns, Royal Academy review - a master of 50 shades

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Cinema Through the Eye of Magnum, BBC Four review - moving pictures

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John le Carré: A Legacy of Spies review - the master in twilight mood

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DVD: Every Picture Tells a Story

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Val McDermid: Insidious Intent review - dark and expert crime writing

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Fred Vargas: The Accordionist review - intriguing Gallic sleuthing yarn

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Utopia: In Search of the Dream, BBC Four review - the best of all possible documentaries?

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James Hamilton: Gainsborough - A Portrait review - an artistic life told with verve and enthusiasm

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