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

History of British Art - Ep 4
Modern Art

Andrew visits the landscapes of Norfolk and Essex..

History of British Art - Ep 6
Our House

In the final programme, Andrew Graham-Dixon traces the development of modern art in Britain.

History of British Art - EP 5
All Change

Andrew Graham-Dixon explores the deeply ambivalent attitude of 19th century artists to scientific, technological and social changes in Britain.

Paul Nash

Andrew reviews the Paul Nash exhibition at Dulwich gallery

Radio 3, Early Music Show

Andrew is interviewed on the Early Music Show, talking about Caravaggio and music.

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

30 Jan 2020
AGD in conversation with James Dean Diamond and Dr Jon Baxter

The h Club London has invited the contemporary British artist James Dean Diamond and Dr Jon Baxter from the Genome Damage and Stability Centre, the School of Life Sciences at the University of Sussex, to an In conversation with Artist and Scientist as part of the Art Talk series. The event will be chaired by Andrew.

Thursday 7:00pm

The h Club


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01 Feb 2020
Identity in the Picture

A History of Art A-Level conference for students, parents and teachers.

Saturday 09:30

Heathfield School


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12 Mar 2020
Riviera Tours

A talk for customers of Riviera Travel, details tba.

Thursday 12:00
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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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