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

Andrew has written a number of books about art and artists. His earliest book, Howard Hodgkin (1993), was the first monograph on one of the leading painters of today. His latest book, a biography of Caravaggio, answers questions that have long puzzled scholars.


Caravaggio - A Life Sacred and Profane

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio lived the darkest and most dangerous life of any of the great painters. The worlds of Milan, Rome and Naples through which Caravaggio moved...

Publisher: Penguin books (1 July, 2010)
Michelangelo And The Sistine Chapel
Five hundred years ago the legendary Renaissance genius, Michelangelo (1475-1564), put the first brushstroke to his most ambitious creation. As he started work on his vast fresco...
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson (3 April 2008)
In the Picture: The Year Through Art
Andrew Graham-Dixon's weekly column "In the Picture" in the "Sunday Telegraph" is one of the most regularly and widely read pieces of art criticism in Britain....
Publisher: Allen Lane (6 Nov 2003)
Howard Hodgkin
Howard Hodgkin is now being acknowledged as one of the great painters of modern times and one of the most inventive and original colourists of the 20th century. His paintings...
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd; 2Rev Ed edition (Mar 2001)
A History of British Art
A History of British Art begins with the unpromising acknowledgment that "the British are a tribe of writers, not painters ... we have never been truly possessed of...
Publisher: University of California Press; New Ed edition (1 Feb 2000)

The Renaissance was one of the great periods of creative and intellectual achievement. This age of genius, from its origins in the thirteenth century to its zenith in...

Publisher: BBC Books (21 Oct 1999)
How to get your own signed copies... plus Andrew's latest book news

Andrew's latest book, Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane, is available in all good bookshops now. Fully illustrated yet priced at an extraordinarily reasonable £30.00, it is the perfect Christmas present for clever, curious and stylish people. If you would like to order a signed copy, Andrew will be happy to oblige. He will even dedicate the book to your loved one of choice, so long as you let us know their name!  Including post and package, as well as the time it takes Andrew's assistant to package each copy, not to mention the work required on the part of his faithful - and very elegant - black poodle, Biba, to take it to the post office, a signed and dedicated copy will set you back just £35. If you wish to take advantage of this once-in-alifetime bargain contact us now! One or two other titles, including Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel and In the Pixcture, are also available in signed copies.

One other new development. Andrew is Editorial Consultant on a brilliant new DK book, Art - the Definitive Visual Guide.  For details, see DK's website.
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