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‘He found a style as a painter that matched who he was as a man’: tributes to Howard Hodgkin
The great British painter Sir Howard Hodgkin – abstract artist, portraitist, colourist extraordinaire – died this week at the age of 84. Five admirers remember him

Nicholas Serota, Colm Tóibín, William Boyd, Charles Saumarez Smith and Paul Moorhouse

11, Mar, 2017 @9:00 AM

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Anne Olivier Bell: The last of the 'Monuments Men'

After the second world war, a team of art experts tried to rescue thousands of works stolen by the Nazis. Charles Saumarez Smith celebrates Anne Olivier Bell, the last of the 'Monuments Men' who is soon to be the subject of a George Clooney film

Charles Saumarez Smith

16, Aug, 2013 @4:09 PM

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Are blockbuster art shows worth queueing for?
As the National Gallery's Leonardo exhibition opens, Miranda Sawyer and Charles Saumarez Smith debate whether such shows are the best way in which to enjoy art

Miranda Sawyer and Charles Saumarez Smith

12, Nov, 2011 @6:00 PM

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Robin Gibson obituary
Forward-looking curator at the National Portrait Gallery

Charles Saumarez Smith

16, Aug, 2010 @5:27 PM

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Arts and the new coalition government

After a decade of scaling new heights, the UK's arts institutions have been bracing themselves for drastic cuts. This week culture secretary Jeremy Hunt gave his inaugural speech. We asked leading figures for their response

Charles Saumarez Smith and Tony Hall

21, May, 2010 @11:07 PM

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Betty Saumarez Smith obituary
Other lives: Lover of nature and the British countryside who devoted herself to her family and friends

Charles Saumarez Smith

25, Jan, 2010 @6:37 PM

The plutocrats aren't so patronising now | Charles Saumarez Smith

Charles Saumarez Smith: Do you want to see good leadership in Britain? Well, look to the arts, not business or politics

Charles Saumarez Smith

27, Jun, 2009 @11:01 PM

Charles Saumarez Smith: Real women still have value in the art world

Charles Saumarez Smith: But Lucian Freud's majestic work should be on public view, not hidden in a private collection

Charles Saumarez Smith

12, Apr, 2008 @11:08 PM

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Charles Saumarez Smith was born in 1954 and was educated at Marlborough and King's College, Cambridge, where he was a scholar and got a double first in history and history of art

Charles Saumarez Smith

24, Jul, 2007 @2:00 PM

Charles Saumarez Smith: please keep art at the heart of Britain
In this wide-ranging and passionate essay, the National Gallery's director, Charles Saumarez Smith, warns that Labour has lost its nerve over the country's treasures.

Charles Saumarez Smith

21, Jan, 2007 @12:42 PM

Charles Saumarez Smith: please keep art at the heart of Britain

In this wide-ranging and passionate essay, the National Gallery's director, Charles Saumarez Smith, warns that Labour has lost its nerve over the country's treasures.

Charles Saumarez Smith

21, Jan, 2007 @11:06 AM

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Review: The Nation's Mantelpiece by Jonathan Conlin

At long last, the National Gallery, one of our very finest collections, gets what it deserves - a scrupulously researched and entertaining history in Jonathan Conlin's The Nation's Mantelpiece.

Charles Saumarez Smith

07, Jan, 2007 @2:45 PM

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