Andrew Graham-Dixon Art critic, journalist, TV presenter, author, lecturer and educationalist.
Andrew Graham-Dixon Art critic, journalist, TV presenter, author, lecturer and educationalist.
17th Century

The boy who would be king
Date: 21-10-2012
Owning Institution: National Portrait gallery
Shakespeare: Staging the World
Date: 22-08-2012
Owning Institution: British Museum
Liquid asset
Date: 29-04-2012
Owning Institution: National Maritime Museum
Painting in the plague
Date: 26-02-2012
Owning Institution: Dulwich Picture Gallery
Landscaping the lowlands
Date: 15-05-2011
Owning Institution: Queen’s Gallery
The Emperor Has Clothes
Date: 30-01-2011
Owning Institution: V & A.
Rude Britannia
Date: 13-06-2010
Owning Institution: Tate Britain
Mystery Portraits at Montacute House
Date: 10-05-2010
Owning Institution: National Portrait Gallery
Caravaggio, 400 years on
Date: 26-04-2010
Owning Institution:
Round up of 2009 exhibitions
Date: 14-12-2009
Owning Institution:
The Ashmolean revived
Date: 01-11-2009
Owning Institution: Ashmolean
"The Sacred Made Real" at the National Gallery
Date: 25-10-2009
Owning Institution: National Gallery
“The Discovery of Spain” at The Royal Scottish Academy
Date: 09-09-2009
Owning Institution: Royal Scottish Academy
“Medals of Dishonour” at the British Museum and “Felicity Powell” at Domobaal
Date: 23-08-2009
Owning Institution: The British Museum
“The Polish Connection” and “The Best of British” at The Dulwich Picture Gallery
Date: 16-08-2009
Owning Institution: Dulwich Picture Gallery
“Garden and Cosmos: The Royal Paintings of Jodhpur” at the British Museum.
Date: 31-05-2009
Owning Institution: British Museum
“Baroque” at the V & A.
Date: 12-04-2009
Owning Institution: Victoria & Albert Museum
"Van Dyck and Britain" at Tate Britain
Date: 22-02-2009
Autumn preview of exhibitions in London and Paris 2008
Date: 07-09-2008
Owning Institution:
“Turmoil and Tranquillity” at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich
Date: 03-08-2008
Owning Institution:
“Painting Family: The De Brays, Master Painters of 17th Century Holland” at the Dulwich Picture Gallery
Date: 27-07-2008
Owning Institution:
The Prado extension; Velazquez
Date: 06-01-2008
Owning Institution: The Prado
The Palais des Beaux-Arts, Lille
Date: 11-11-2007
Owning Institution: Palais des Beaux-Arts Lille
Faith, Narrative and Desire at The British Museum
Date: 09-09-2007
Owning Institution: The British Museum
Dutch Portraits: The Age of Rembrandt and Frans Hals
Date: 01-07-2007
Owning Institution: National Gallery
The Parrot in Art at the Barber Institute, Birmingham
Date: 18-03-2007
Owning Institution: The Barber Institute
Velazquez at the National Gallery
Date: 22-10-2006
Owning Institution: National Gallery, London
Rembrandt & Co: Dealing in Masterpieces at the Dulwich Picture Gallery 2006
Date: 11-06-2006
Owning Institution: Dulwich picture Gallery
Jacob van Ruisdael at the Royal Academy 2006
Date: 12-03-2006
Owning Institution: The Royal Academy, London
The Exhibition as Prize Fight: Rembrandt versus Caravaggio at the Van Gogh Museum 2006
Date: 05-03-2006
Owning Institution: The Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
China: The Three Emperors, at the Royal Academy 2005
Date: 20-11-2005
Owning Institution: The Royal Academy, London
Rubens: Master in the Making, at The National Gallery 2005
Date: 30-10-2005
Owning Institution: National Gallery
Self-Portrait: Renaissance to Contemporary at The National Portrait Gallery 2005
Date: 23-10-2005
Owning Institution: National Gallery
The Cambridge Illuminations at The Fitzwilliam Museum and Cambridge University Library 2005
Date: 04-09-2005
Owning Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
ITP 278: River Landscape with Apollo and the Cumaean Sibyl by Salvator Rosa
Date: 28-08-2005
Owning Institution: The Wallace Collection London
ITP 275: Summer by Nicholas Pousin
Date: 07-08-2005
Owning Institution: The Louvre
ITP 257: Self-Portrait by Bartolome Esteban Murillo
Date: 03-04-2005
Owning Institution: National Gallery
New Portrait Miniatures Gallery, at The Victoria and Albert Museum
Date: 20-03-2005
Owning Institution: Victoria and Albert Museum
ITP 252: John Evelyn by Robert Walker
Date: 27-02-2005
Owning Institution: The National Portrait Gallery
ITP 250: Huntsmen Halted by Aelbert Cuyp
Date: 13-02-2005
Owning Institution: The Barber Institute
ITP 248:Janus Costume for ‘Ballet de la Nuit’, attributed to Henri de Gissey
Date: 30-01-2005
Owning Institution: Bibliotheque de l'Institut de France, Paris
ITP 247: Church with Renaissance Porch, by Frans Post
Date: 23-01-2005
Owning Institution: National Gallery, London
ITP 238: St Michael Archangel by Guido Reni
Date: 21-11-2004
Owning Institution: Santa Maria della Consolazione
ITP 237: The Goldfinch by Carel Fabritius
Date: 14-11-2004
Owning Institution: The Mauritshuis
ITP 233: A Young Archer by Govaert Flinck
Date: 17-10-2004
Owning Institution: Wallace Collection
ITP 230: Peace and Plenty Binding the Arrows of War by Abraham Janssen
Date: 19-09-2004
Owning Institution: Wolverhampton Art Gallery
ITP 228: Still Life with Musical Instruments by Evaristo Baschenis
Date: 05-09-2004
Owning Institution: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
ITP 218: The Lady with a Fan by Diego Velazquez
Date: 27-06-2004
Owning Institution: The Wallace Collection
ITP 207: Tulip by Jacques de Gheyn II
Date: 11-04-2004
Owning Institution: The Frits Lugt Collection
ITP 200: The Astronomer by Johannes Vermeer
Date: 15-02-2004
Owning Institution: The Louvre
ITP 193: The Effects of Intemperance by Jan Steen
Date: 28-12-2003
Owning Institution: The National Gallery
ITP 184: Interior of St Bavo’s Church, called the ‘Grote Kerk’, at Haarlem by Pieter Jansz. Saenredam
Date: 26-10-2003
ITP 180: The Jewish Bride by Rembrandt
Date: 28-09-2003
Owning Institution: The Rijksmuseum
ITP 179: The Apotheosis of King James I by Peter Paul Rubens
Date: 21-09-2003
Owning Institution: The Hermitage
ITP 178: The Toilet of Venus (The “Rokeby Venus”) by Diego Velazquez
Date: 14-09-2003
Owning Institution: The National Gallery
ITP 161: Pope Innocent X by Diego Velazquez
Date: 18-05-2003
Owning Institution: Doria-Pamphili Gallery
ITP 147: The Laughing Cavalier, 1624, by Frans Hals
Date: 09-02-2003
Owning Institution: The Wallace Collection
ITP 146: Woman in Blue Reading a Letter, circa 1664, by Johannes Vermeer
Date: 02-02-2003
Owning Institution: Rijksmuseum
ITP 128: Abraham’s Sacrifice by Rembrandt
Date: 29-09-2002
Owning Institution: Hermitage Romms
ITP 118: Still Life of Flowers in a Stone Vase by Jan van Huysum
Date: 21-07-2002
Owning Institution: Private collection
ITP 113: Self-Portrait by Salvator Rosa
Date: 16-06-2002
Owning Institution: The National Gallery
ITP 111: David with the Head of Goliath by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
Date: 02-06-2002
Owning Institution: Galleria Borghese
ITP 110: The Cook by Bernardo Strozzi
Date: 26-05-2002
ITP 93: Charles I in Three Positions, by Anthony Van Dyck
Date: 27-01-2002
Owning Institution: Royal Collection, Windsor Castle
ITP 86: Geminiano Caldorostaro by Francesco Villamena
Date: 09-12-2001
Owning Institution: British Museum
ITP 82: Louise de Keroualle by Sir Peter Lely
Date: 11-11-2001
Owning Institution: Althorp.
ITP 78: Saint Teresa in Ecstasy by Gianlorenzo Bernini
Date: 14-10-2001
Owning Institution: Cornaro Chapel, Santa Maria della Vittoria, Rome
ITP 69: Landscape with Apollo and the Muses by Claude Lorraine
Date: 12-08-2001
ITP 67: Kitchen Scene with Christ in the House of Martha and Mary by Diego Velazquez
Date: 29-07-2001
Owning Institution: The National Gallery, London
ITP 40: Bacchanal before a Term, by Nicolas Poussin
Date: 21-01-2001
Owning Institution: The National Gallery, London
ITP 34: A Winter Scene with Skaters Near a Castle, by Hendrick Avercamp
Date: 10-12-2000
Owning Institution: The National Gallery, London
ITP 5: Vase of Flowers in a Niche by Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder
Date: 21-05-2000
Owning Institution: The Hague, Mauritshuis
Love's labours lost
Date: 12-08-1997
Owning Institution: Foundation Cartier
The name of progress
Date: 03-03-1997
Owning Institution: Tate Gallery
Joy Unconfined
Date: 05-11-1996
Owning Institution: National Gallery
Say it with flowers
Date: 30-07-1996
Owning Institution: Dulwich Picture Gallery
British art - our best kept secret
Date: 04-04-1996
Owning Institution:
Every silver lining needs a cloud
Date: 23-05-1995
Owning Institution: National Gallery
A dance to the music of time
Date: 24-01-1995
Owning Institution: Royal Academy
Try this for sheer size
Date: 30-11-1993
Owning Institution: The Louvre
The page of reason
Date: 25-05-1993
Owning Institution: British Museum
Painting over the past
Date: 03-11-1992
Sudden shafts of reality
Date: 27-10-1992
Owning Institution: Ashmolean Museum
Posture and imposture
Date: 20-10-1992
Owning Institution: Tate Gallery
Say it with flowers, pick the rose.
Date: 01-09-1992
Owning Institution: Serpentine Gallery
A bricklayer's view of the world
Date: 28-07-1992
Owning Institution: National Gallery
Facial disfigurement
Date: 21-07-1992
Owning Institution: Cartier Foundation
A king's ransom
Date: 19-05-1992
Owning Institution: Dulwich Picture Gallery
A Rough Magic
Date: 31-03-1992
Owning Institution: National Gallery
On a wing and a prayer
Date: 28-12-1991
Owning Institution:
Regal Bearings
Date: 22-10-1991
Owning Institution: National Gallery
Lines of Thought
Date: 01-10-1991
Owning Institution: South Bank
The Hair Apparent
Date: 19-03-1991
Owning Institution: National Gallery
Darkness in a Frame
Date: 15-01-1991
Owning Institution: Accademia Italiana
A Land of Opportunity
Date: 21-08-1990
Owning Institution: National Gallery of Scotland
The fabric of everyday life
Date: 16-01-1990
Owning Institution: Royal Academy
The graphic details
Date: 09-01-1990
Owning Institution: Bolton Art Gallery
Finding knowledge in lost Rembrandts
Date: 09-12-1989
Owning Institution: Wallace Collection
Rembrandt award for curator
Date: 09-12-1989
Owning Institution: Wallace Collection
Research reduces the number of 'real Rembrandts'
Date: 08-12-1989
Owning Institution:
Experts cast doubt on 20 'Rembrandts'
Date: 08-12-1989
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Publication:
Subject: 17th Century
Painter of painters
Date: 07-10-1989
Owning Institution: Metropolitan Museum of Art
Movements in Modern Art
Date: 25-07-1989
Owning Institution:
Body Language
Date: 06-07-1989
Owning Institution: Victoria and Albert
A deal about pictures, or glory?
Date: 30-06-1988
Owning Institution: Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum
This is not a repeat
Date: 04-01-1988
Owning Institution: V&A
The shock of the old
Date: 09-10-1987
Owning Institution: Manchester City Art Gallery
See Delft and die
Date: 15-06-1987
Owning Institution: Mauritshuis
Come into the garden, Claude
Date: 05-01-1987
Owning Institution: Sotheby's
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Praise for Andrew Graham-Dixon:


"Andrew Graham-Dixon is the leading British art critic..."
Robert Hughes

"Andrew Graham-Dixon is the dean of art critics."
A.A. Gill, the Sunday Times

"There is always something that cheers and invigorates - something that makes the reader feel more intelligent and alive."
Anthony Quinn, in the Observer.

"The pleasure is in the ideas. They fairly steam long... Graham-Dixon gets them over skilfully and succinctly without ever getting bogged down or self-conscious."
Matthew Collings, in the Independent on Sunday

"Andrew Graham-Dixon's range is unusually wide, his prose style so supple and his analysis of artists and their work so absorbing that the reader begins by being enthralled and ends by being enriched. How is this achieved? Generally, each piece begins with a description of a particular work of art in which the chief characteristics of the artist are revealed and then held up for re-examination in a wider context, invariably leading to fresh insights or reinterpretations... As a critic he is remarkably self-effacing,reserving the space for opinions on art and artists as opposed to displays of irascibility or bouts of petulance...  Then there is his irreverent sense of humour. For example, Boucher and Fragonard are described as 'painters of airborne brothels' and Giacometti's fuigures are introduced as 'graduates of one of the most punishing physical regimes of modern times: the Alberto Giacometti Total Fitness Programme'. Yet such asides are soon abandoned for passages of sustained prose that often have the plangency of a meditation, only to be brought to a sudden halt by a startling epigram. Many of these last are brilliant apercus that are both memorable and instructive..."
Christopher Lloyd, Surveyor of the Queen's Pictures, in The Daily Express

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