Folder DC 030/1/22 - Articles, reviews and features

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DC 030/1/22


Articles, reviews and features


  • 2002 (Creation)

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Typed draft copies and email correspondence of around 28 articles of 1000-1500 word length, by Clare Henry for The Financial Times, January-December 2002. During this period Henry worked between the UK and the USA with many of the articles featuring exhibitions and events in New York. Articles also written for Gabrius Magazine and The Sunday Herald. Other paper work includes handwritten notes.

  • 9 Jan New American Folk Museum, New York
  • 29 Jan (Gabrius Magazine) Acquisition Policies at New York’s MOMA
  • 6 Feb (Financial Times) Irving Penn, Met and Whitney New York
  • 7 Feb (Sculpture Magazine) Ipek Duben, Loveyouforever, Stephen Gang Gallery New York
  • 27 Mar (Financial Times) Whitney Biennial, New York
  • 31 Mar (Sunday Herald) Tartan Balls, American Scottish Society, New York
  • 24 Apr (Financial Times) Oskar Kokoschka, Early Portraits from Vienna and Berlin 1909-14, Neue Galerie New York
  • 8 May (Financial Times) Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and 20th Century Mexican Art, The Gelman Collection, Museo de Barrio New York
  • 29 May (Financial Times) Greuze, Frick New York
  • 5 Jun (Financial Times) Georgia O’Keeffe, Museum of Spanish Colonial Art, Sante Fe
  • 8 Jun (Financial Times) Family, Louise Bougeois, Mark Wallinger, Jin-me Yoon, Nan Goldin, Barbara Pollack, Alan Berliner, Aldrich Connecticut
  • 26 Jun (Financial Times) Claes Oldenburg, Van Bruggen, The Met, Whitney Museum, New York
  • 30 Jul Ian Wardropper, The Met New York
  • 2 Aug (Financial Times) Larry Rivers, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC
  • 6 Aug (Financial Times) Paul Gauguin, The Met New York
  • 10 Aug (Financial Times) Icons or Portraits; Images of Jesus and Mary, Gallery of the American Bible Society, New York
  • 24 Aug (Financial Times) Joan Mitchell, Michal Rovner, Whitney Museum, New York
  • 11 Sep (Financial Times) Fritz Koenig, Downtown Art, Wall Street Rising, New York
  • 14 Sep (Financial Times) Roy Lichetenstein, Time Square Subway, New York
  • 5 Oct (Financial Times) Bill Viola, Guggenheim, New York
  • 9 Oct (Financial Times) Pierre Bonnard, Phillips Collection, Washington
  • 19 Oct (Financial Times) Joan Miro, Corcoran Gallery, Washington
  • 26 Oct (Financial Times) Liza Lau, MacCarthy Foundation Award, Deitch Projects, New York
  • 30 Oct (Financial Times) Richard Avedon, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
  • 6 Nov (Financial Times) Art Inside Out, William Wegman, Fred Wilson, Elizabeth Murray, Deborah Schwartz, Children’s Musuem of Manhattan, New York
  • 18 Nov (Financial Times) Dagobert Peche, Wiener Werkstatte, Neue Galerie, New York
  • 11 Dec (Financial Times) Marina Abramovic, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York
  • 12 Dec (Financial Times) Anselm Kiefer, Gargosian Gallery, New York
  • 28 Dec (Financial Times) Vik Muniz, Brooklyn Academy, New York

Articles written in this year which are not present in the archive

  • 4 May Paula Rego, Yale Centre for British Art

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(fl c1980-)

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Clare Henry FRSA was art critic for The Herald from 1980-2000. For 20 years she covered the Scottish and UK art scene in depth, writing roughly 200 articles a year. With a particular emphasis on Scottish artists, her writing provides profiles, interviews and art news pieces along with critical reviews. Graduating in 1964 with BA Hons Fine Art from The University of Reading she became a Researcher at the Paul Mellon Foundation for British Art (1968-1970) before taking the position of art reviewer for West End Times (1976-1980). She was also art critic for The Herald (1980-2000) and arts presenter at Scottish TV (1984-1987). She wrote regular features for The Art Newspaper (1986-2003) and contributed to The Guardian, Marxism Today, 20/20 London, Ikebana Ryusei Japan and The Scotsman. She curated exhibitions in the 1980s and 1990s including 'New Scottish Prints' for Britain Salutes New York, in NYC; London's 'Serpentine Summer Show', 1985; 'Artists at Work', Edinburgh Festival, 1986; 'The Vigorous Imagination' at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art for the Edinburgh Festival, 1987; Critic's Choice London, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1992; Scots in Los Angeles, 1989; Scotland at the Venice Biennale, 1990, Critic's Choice for the RSA Edinburgh, 1994, New Millennium, Chicago and Washington DC, 1999. She is a founding member of the Council of Management and a former chairman of both The Glasgow Print Studio and Salvo (the Scottish arts lobbying organisation). She served on the Scottish Design Council in the 1980s and on the working party for contemporary art of the National Trust. She was also on the board of Stirling's Smith Art Gallery and Museum and a trustee of the Scottish Sculpture Trust, 1984-1990. She is also a former member of the British Council Visiting Arts panel, the National Union of Journalists, the Arts Correspondents Group London, Blackburn Printmaking Workshop NYC, and is a current member of the International Association of Art Critics, (AICA UK) and the American Association of Art Critics. In 2000 she moved to New York where she was art critic for the Financial Times and The New York Sun until 2008. She now writes for various magazines in the UK and the USA and keeps a regular blog.

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