Great Lives: Andrew Graham Dixon

    February 27, 2018 17:30
    Isaac Newton Lecture Theatre, Isaac Newton Building, University of Lincoln, Brayford Way, Brayford Pool , Lincoln
    Free

    Art critic, journalist and TV presenter, Andrew Graham-Dixon, has presented numerous landmark series on art for the BBC, including the acclaimed A History of British Art, Renaissance, and Art of Eternity, as well as individual documentaries on art and artists. For more than 20 years he has published a weekly column on art, first in the Independent and more recently in the Sunday Telegraph.

    This is Andrew’s second visit to the University of Lincoln, he returns to talk about his career highlights and offer an insight into his roles at the forefront of arts journalism for which he is highly regarded for. Andrew Graham-Dixon regularly lectures on art in the UK and abroad with a lecturing manner which is refreshingly un-academic and allowing the audience an insight into the both the world of journalism and the arts.

    Andrew is also an author and lends his expert eye to 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. 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.

    This lecture is free to attend but prior booking is essential. Bookings for this lecture will open in January 2018.

    More about the Great Lives Lecture Series

    The Great Lives series gives an insight into the achievements of leading influential figures and recognisable faces from backgrounds such as the arts, business and economics, politics, health and science as well as bringing more local leading Lecturers and Visiting Professors to the fore.

    Designed for prospective students, our own staff and students and members of the public alike, the aim is to inspire and encourage thoughtful conversation about careers, industries and disciplines alongside showcasing some of the diverse research and activities that take place within the University.

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