Sidney Nolan at the Tithe Barn, The Road

Sidney Nolan at the Tith Barn, The Rodd


The Critics Circle

Visual Arts

An Introduction to the Section

Chairman, Corinne Julius
Hon Secretary, Claire Finn

 FinnClare@aol.com

 

The Visual Arts and Architecture section was established in 2007 and is now in its tenth year. We began presenting awards to in 2011 when we gave our highest tribute to the architect David Chipperfield.

 

Members of the Visual Arts section

In this Section


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Nolan's paradise

Sir Sidney Nolan's centenary sees his home go public
Simon Tait

Published: 29/05/2017

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Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Tony Cragg
Clare Finn

Published: 20/04/2017

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Weathering the sunlight

Suspicious Magic, Winifred Nicholson in Cumberland at Abbot Hall, Kendal, Nvember 3 to December 10

Published: 31/10/2016

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Weathering the sunlight

Suspicious Magic, Winifred Nicholson in Cumberland is at Crane Kalman Gallery, London, November 3 to December 10
Clare Finn

Published: 31/10/2016

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In love with death

At the foot of the Pyramid, 300 years of the cemetery for foreigners in Rome is at the Casa di Goethe, Via del Corso 18 until 13 November.
Corinna Lotz

Published: 06/10/2016

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It isn’t masks now, it’s faces

Two Faces, paintings and drawings by Frances Aviva Blane, is at the German Ambassador’s Residence, 34 Belgrave Square SW1, until 31 January 2017
Corinna Lotz

Published: 06/08/2016

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Grandee art for the hoi-polloi

Keith Coventry at White Black Gold; Giacometti/Klien at Gagosian
Edward Lucie-Smith

Published: 12/06/2016

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The cosy surrealism of Postgate and Firmin

Clangers, Bagpuss & Co, V&A Museum of Childhood, Cambridge Heath Road, London E2 9PA, 19 March-9 October 2016
David Buckman

Published: 24/05/2016

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THE FIRST ABSTRACTIONIST?

Hilma af Klint, Painting the Unseen, Serpentine Gallery until May 15
Edward Lucie-Smith

Published: 28/04/2016

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ELUSIVE GIORGIONE

Age of Giorgione, Royal Academy, March 12 - June 5
Edward Lucie-Smith

Published: 04/04/2016

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HALFWAY THERE WITH DELACROIX

Delacroix and the Rise of Modern Art, National Gallery, until May 22
Edward Lucie-Smith

Published: 17/03/2016

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Going public

Our Post-War Public Art, East Wing GalOut There: Our Post-War Public Art, Somerset House, London; February-10 April 2016
David Buckman

Published: 16/02/2016

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Canaletto in Cumbria

Canaletto: Celebrating Britain at Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal, Cumbria, until Feb 13..
Clare Finn

Published: 26/01/2016

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The Wilde unknown

Gerald Wilde: From the Abyss, October Gallery
David Buckman

Published: 13/01/2016

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Conservation Oscars

The 2015 Conservation Awards
Clare Finn

Published: 22/12/2015

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Seeking change

Alexander Calder, Performing art; Tate Modern
Clare Finn

Published: 22/11/2015

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Beyond the frame

FIELD by Anne Hardy, Modern Art Oxford, until January 10
Nico Kos Earle

Published: 10/11/2015

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An Enchanted Distance

John Armstrong, Piano Nobile, 129 Portland Road, London W11 4LW, until December 8
David Buckman

Published: 01/11/2015

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Goya the unflattering flatterer

Goya: the Portraits, at the National Gallery, London, 7 October - 10 January
Clare Finn

Published: 20/10/2015

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Borough: Bomberg and his students

At Waterhouse & Dodd, Albemarle St, to Oct 24
David Buckman

Published: 06/10/2015

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Obituary: Brian Sewell

The critic apart
Simon Tait

Published: 22/09/2015

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Visual Arts and Architecture Award 2014

The winner is Sandy Nairne of the National Portrait Gallery

Published: 02/12/2014

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Sensuous Territories of the Mind

Rachel Clark
Corinna Lotz

Published: 04/03/2014

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The Visual Arts Annual Award 2013

Pictures of the ceremony at the Mall Galleries

Published: 04/12/2013

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Critics' Secrets

A Circle Centenary Event - A Mall Galleries Exhibition chosen by members of the section
Corinna Lotz

Published: 28/03/2013

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Becoming Picasso

Paris 1901

Published: 26/01/2013

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The Rembrandts of the East End

They were a sensation in the 1930s, forgotten with the Second World War, but a new book rediscovers the East London Group of painters and their charismatic mentor
Simon Tait

Published: 24/01/2013

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The Lost Prince

The forgotten Henry - National Portrait Gallery until 13 January 2013.
Willliam Russell

Published: 17/10/2012

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Cotman in Normandy

Dulwich Picture Gallery until 13 January
William Russell

Published: 16/10/2012

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Sue Hubbard’s Girl in White hits bookshops

Expressionist novel praised by Weldon

Published: 05/10/2012

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Peter Murray presented with 2012 visual arts award

Yorkshire Sculpture Park founder honoured

Published: 28/09/2012

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The Road to 2012

The last lap in the National Portrait Gallery exhibition about the Stratford Games
Simon Smith

Published: 19/07/2012

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Abstract photography

The work of Charles March
Simon Tait

Published: 27/05/2012

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Taking the Stade

Jerwood Gallery opens at Hastings
Smon Tait

Published: 23/03/2012

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Lucien Freud - The Naked Truth

Part of the 2012 Cultural Olympiad - National Portrait Gallery
Simon Smith

Published: 19/02/2012

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Saint Rosalia and Ragamala

Twin exhibitions at Dulwich Picture Gallery
William Russell

Published: 15/02/2012

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The First Actresses

Until January 8 at the National Portrait Gallery
Denise Silvester-Carr

Published: 26/10/2011

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Richard Walker: The Bigger Picture

By Corinna Lotz

Published: 17/10/2011

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The Spanish Line

The Courtauld Gallery's current exhibition
William Russell

Published: 13/10/2011

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Apocalypse Then

A Victorian visionary whose work has influenced film and video
Denise Silvester-Carr

Published: 10/10/2011

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Vermeer's Women

Secrets and Silence
William Russell

Published: 01/10/2011

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Peeling the golden banana

firstsite, the new art gallery, opens in Colchester
Simon Tait

Published: 22/09/2011

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Our first ever visual arts award is presented

Sir David Chipperfield receives prize from Simon Tait

Published: 21/09/2011

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Kenneth Grange

Making Modern Britain
Denise Silvester-Carr

Published: 01/09/2011

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At last, our first award

And the winner is - an architect

Published: 05/08/2011

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Jane Avril

Toulouse-Lautrec
Denise Silvester-Carr

Published: 23/06/2011

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Japan’s art deco

JaponJapoinisme: Falize to Fabergé At Wartski, 14 Grafton Street, London W1S 4DE to May 20.

Published: 15/05/2011

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Japan’s art deco

Japoinisme: Falize to Fabergé. At Wartski, 14 Grafton Street, London W1S 4DE to May 20.
Simon Tait

Published: 15/05/2011

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Can one building save a dying town?

Maybe. Simon Tait meets the architect behind Margate's stunning new gallery

Published: 20/04/2011

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Royal Watercolour Society

Published: 18/03/2011

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Ida Kar - 1908-74 Bohemian Photographer

National Portrait Gallery until June 19

Published: 11/03/2011

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Tate Britain - Watercolour

Tate Britain invites you to challenge your preconceptions of what watercolour is.
Denise Silvester-Carr

Published: 22/02/2011

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Hoppe Portraits: Society, Studio and Street

The National Portrait Gallery February 17 - May 30
Denise Silvester-Carr

Published: 22/02/2011

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An engineer's love affair with art

How a Genoese collector supported anti-regime artists in Fascist Italy.
Review by Corinna Lotz

Published: 18/02/2011

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Life, Legend and Landscape at the Courtauld Gallery

Victorian Drawings and Water Colours
William Russell

Published: 17/02/2011

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Norman Rockwell Gallery

Some of the highlights

Published: 28/01/2011

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Norman Rockwell's America

The United States' best known, best loved illustrator
Estelle Lovatt

Published: 15/01/2011

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Our lunchtime Bath treat

Simon Tait

Published: 16/12/2010

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Members of the Visual Arts Section

Simon Tait

Published: 04/01/2010

CONTACT

Enquiries about the Critics' Circle should be made to the Hon Gen Sec Rick Jones by email criticscircleallsections@gmail.com or telephone 020 8698 2460.