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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

Matisse in the Studio, Royal Academy review - a fascinating compilation

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Queer as Art, BBC Two review - showbusiness and the gay revolution

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Grandad, Dementia and Me, BBC One review - no easy solutions to terrifying mental condition

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Michael Connelly: The Late Show review - mesmerising and believable characters

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The Exhibition Road Quarter review, V&A - an intelligent and much needed expansion

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Jonathan Miles: St Petersburg review - culture and calamity

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Sargent, Dulwich Picture Gallery review - wonders in watercolour

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Brenda Maddox: Reading the Rocks review - revelations of geology

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National Gallery of Ireland review - bigger and better

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Elif Batuman: The Idiot review - memories of student life and travels meander

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Alberto Giacometti, Tate Modern

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Sunday Book: Henry Marsh - Admissions: A Life in Brain Surgery

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Puerto Rico: Island of Enchantment – Natural World, BBC Two

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The American Dream: Pop to the Present, British Museum

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Vanessa Bell, Dulwich Picture Gallery

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Timeshift: Flights of Fancy - Pigeons and the British, BBC Four

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