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 Germany - Ep 1
A Divided Land

AGD begins his exploration of German art by looking at the rich and often neglected art of the German middle ages and Renaissance.

Art of Germany - Ep 2
Dream and Machine

AGD looks at the art of the 19th century and early 20th century and how artists were at the forefront of Germany's drive to become a single nation.

Art of Germany - Ep 3
In the Shadow of Hitler

AGD concludes his exploration of German art by investigating the dark times of the 20th century, dominated by failed artist Adolf Hitler.

Art of Germany Outtake 2

Watch Andrew Graham-Dixon’s amusing outtakes from the forthcoming Art of Germany.

Hogarth: Great Lives

Ian Hislop with Andrew Graham-Dixon and Matthew Parris.

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

11 Sep 2020
Borders Book Festival

Andrew is thrilled to be speaking at Borders Book Festival in 2020.

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Harmony Garden


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14 Oct 2020
Explore Rome with AGD and Andante Travels

Explore Caravaggio through the galleries, churches and private collections of Rome, with Andrew as your guide.


Rome, Italy

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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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