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

Art of America Ep 1

Andrew crosses the Atlantic to explore the story of American art.

Art of America Ep 2

How visionary artists and architects helped take America out of Europe's shadow.

Art of America Ep 3

AGD feels the pulse of contemporary art from NY to LA.

Conceptual Art Made Fun and Easy (sort of)

Andrew fences with Marcel Duchamp and plays chess with himself

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

14 Sep 2019
Liz Arnold panel discussion

AGD, Brighid Lowe and Janette Parris discuss Liz Arnold's work and the 'Day Tripper' exhibition at the Focal Point Gallery.

Saturday 1:30pm

Focal Point Gallery


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24 Sep 2019
St Johns Hospice Fundraising Evening

A champagne reception, private tour, dinner, talk and an auction - a wonderful evening planned, for a good cause!

Tuesday 18:30

The Wallace Collection, Manchester Square, London W1U 3BN

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26 Sep 2019
Stamford Georgian Festival

Andrew will be attending Stamford Georgian Festival for the launch event, and giving a talk on the History of British Art, and in particular the Georgian era.

Thursday 7:30pm

Stamford Arts Centre


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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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