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

Italy Unpacked 2 Ep 1

Andrew and Giorgio visit Genoa, Cinque Terre and Tuscany.

Secret Lives of the Artist Ep 3
Who killed Caravaggio?

Andrew goes in search of the true story of the mysterious death of the great painter.

Art from the Air 1

Exploring art from the helicopter

Italy Unpacked 2 - Ep 2
A Home Away from Rome

Andrew and Giorgio's journey continues, and whilst avoiding Rome, they make some surprising discoveries outside of the eternal city.

Rembrandt v Caravaggio

An episode from 2006, looking at the exhibition at the Rijksmuseum.

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

05 Jun 2019
Francisco Goya vs Don McCullin

Join Andrew and Adrian Searle as they go head to head over who should be recognised as the world’s preeminent war artist.

Wednesday 19:00

Christies, King Street

London SW1Y 6QT

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13 Jun 2019
Leonardo : A Life in Drawing - a conversation with AGD and Martin Clayton

Andrew will be in conversation with Martin Clayton, the curator of the exhibition and Head of Prints and Drawings. The talk will be followed by an opportunity to view the exhibition.

Thursday 6:30

Queens Gallery

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14 Jun 2019
The Royal Collection

Andrew will talk about the history of the Royal Collection at this fundraising event for Queens Park Primary School.

Friday 18:45

Brambletye School

RH19 3PD

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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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