Andrew Graham Dixon

Andrew Graham-Dixon

Art Critic, Journalist, TV Presenter, Novelist, Lecturer and Educationalist

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Andrew Graham-Dixon is one of the leading art critics and presenters of arts television in the English-speaking world.

He has a long history of public service in the field of the visual arts, having judged the Turner Prize, the BP National Portrait Prize and the Annual British Animation Awards, among many other prizes. He has served on the Government Art Collection Committee, the Hayward Advisory Committee, and is currently a member of the board of the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead.

In the course of his career, Andrew has won numerous awards for writing and broadcasting, and his achievements have been acclaimed by many of his most distinguished peers.

Selected Broadcasts

Secrets of the Mona Lisa

Andrew investigates the world's most famous, and most mysterious painting - the Mona Lisa.

Martin Scorsese interview, 2010

Andrew talks to Martin Scorsese about his film Shutter Island.

Radio 4, Front Row interview

Andrew is interviewed on BBC Radio 4's Front Row programme about his new book "Caravaggio A Life Sacred and Profane"

High Art of the Low Countries Ep1

Andrew begins in Ghent Cathedral with the magnificent altarpiece by the Van Eyck brothers. In Episode 1 - Dream of Plenty, he explores how the early renaissance was preoccupied with...

Donatello and Brunelleschi

Quite simply one of the best Art History programmes we have seen this year! Thank you to the children of Maple Walk School and Faraday School for sharing it with...

Andrew's Books

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 and which Andrew Graham-Dixon describes brilliantly in this book, are those of cardinals and...

Andrew's Events

Andrew lectures around the country. His manner is refreshingly unacademic

04 Mar 2019
How to Look at Paintings

This is a talk for the Princes Teaching Institute - a wonderful organisation supporting and enthusing teachers and students to further their experience.

Monday 6:00pm
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20 Mar 2019
Cultural Treasures of the Danube with The Telegraph and Andrew Graham-Dixon

“Great art, great architecture, great coffee and cake and the birthplace of psychoanalysis to boot! Vienna is one of my favourite cities and I’m greatly looking forward to joining you there.”



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29 Apr 2019
Puglia, Lecce and Viesta with Andrew Graham-Dixon

A tour with Riviera travel.


European tours

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Andrews Archives

Andrew has written a weekly column covering all aspects of the visual arts for more than 25 years.
So far, we have managed to put almost a thousand of those articles into this archive, which is FULLY SEARCHABLE! From ancient Greek art to the painting of the Renaissance, to Modernism and Postmodernism and beyond - whatever you are interested in, or are researching, you should find some brain food / stimulation / ideas/ information here. Go to the top right corner of the page and have a look now!

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