Folder DC 030/1/23 - Articles, reviews and features

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DC 030/1/23


Articles, reviews and features


  • 2003 (Creation)

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Typed draft copies and email correspondence of around 32 articles of 500-2000 word length, by Clare Henry for The Financial Times, January-December 2003. During this period Henry worked between the UK and the USA with many of the articles featuring exhibitions and events in New York and the USA. Articles also written for The Scotsman. Other paperwork includes handwritten notes.

  • 14 Feb (Financial Times) Leonardo de Vinci, The Met, New York
  • 3 Feb (Financial Times) Andy Goldsworthy, Neuberger Museum, Lelong Galerie, New York
  • 7 Mar (Financial Times) Thomas Struth, The Met, New York
  • 8 Mar (Scotsman) Scots in New York, Callum Innes, Douglas Gordon, Andy Goldsworthy, Thomas Joshua Cooper, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York
  • 1 Apr (Financial Times) Christian Schad, Neue Galerie, New York
  • 19 Apr (Financial Times) Elie Nadelman, The Whitney Museum, New York
  • 1 May (Financial Times) Early Buddhist Art from Korea and Japan, Japan Society, New York
  • 5 May Guggenheim, Rio de Janeiro
  • 7 May (Financial Times) George Segal, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York
  • 11 Jun (Financial Times) Charles Sheeler, The Met, New York
  • 18 Jul (Financial Times) Roy Neuberger
  • 6 Aug (Financial Times) The American Effect, The Whitney Museum, New York
  • 8 Aug (Financial Times) Thomas Jeckyll, Bard Graduate Centre, New York
  • 18 Aug (Financial Times) Fritz Vogt, American Folk Art Museum, New York
  • 28 Aug (Financial Times) The Perfect Game, American Folk Art Museum, New York
  • 5 Sep (Financial Times) Robert Wilson, MASS at MoCA, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art
  • 10 Sep (Financial Times) French Artists in Rome, The Dahesh Museum, New York
  • 12 Sep (Financial Times) Ellsworth Kelly, The Whitney, New York Sep (Financial Times) Top Shows Autumn, James Rosenquist, El Greco, Lucas Samaras, Mona Hatoum, Francois Boucher, Philip Guston
  • 17 Sep (Financial Times) Takashi Murakami, Rockefeller Plaza
  • 22 Sep (Financial Times) Isamu Noguchi, PaceWildenstein, New York
  • 3 Oct (Financial Times) Frederic Brenner, Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York
  • 8 Oct (Financial Times) Chakaia Booker, Marlborough Chelsea, New York
  • 17 Oct (Financial Times) Cai Guo-Qiang, Asia Society, New York
  • 24 Oct (Financial Times) El Greco, The Met, New York
  • 12 Nov (Financial Times) Francois Boucher, Frick Collection, New York
  • 15 Nov (Financial Times) James Rosenquist, Guggenheim, New York
  • 19 Nov (Financial Times) Benchmarks Central Park, Christies, New York
  • 26 Nov (Financial Times) Pablo Picasso, Fernande Olivier, National Gallery, Washington
  • 2 Dec (Financial Times) Philip Guston, The Met, New York
  • 17 Dec (Financial Times) Whistler, Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, The Burrell Collection Glasgow
  • 30 Dec (Financial Times) Agnes Gund, Cleveland Museum of Art

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

  • 6 Apr Christopher Dresser, Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum
  • 30 Apr Jenny Saville, Gagosian, New York
  • 6 Jun Mariko Mori, 590 Madison Ave IBM atrium, New York
  • 11 Jun Charles Sheeler, The Met, New York
  • 26 Jun Jane Street Gallery, Tibor de Nagy
  • 9 Jul Hendrick Goltzius, The Met, New York
  • 23 Jul Red White & Blue Icons of a new culture, Shelburne Museum, Vermont
  • 27 Aug William van Tetrode, Frick Collection, New York
  • 24 Sep Frederic Brenner Diaspora

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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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GB 1694 DC 030/1/23

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