Folder DC 030/1/24 - Articles, reviews and features

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DC 030/1/24


Articles, reviews and features


  • 2004 (Creation)

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Typed draft copies and email correspondence of around 35 articles of 800-4000 word length, by Clare Henry for The Financial Times, January-December 2004. 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 and exhibition catalogues. Other paperwork includes handwritten notes.

  • 2 Jan Lucas Samaras, The Whitney Museum, New York
  • 7 Jan (Financial Times) Only Skin Deep, International Centre of Photography, New York
  • 21 Jan (Financial Times) Chuck Close, The Met, New York
  • 23 Jan (Financial Times) Schoenberg, Kandinsky and the Blue Rider, Jewish Museum, New York
  • 9 Feb (Financial Times) Coming of Age in Ancient Greece, Onassis Cultural Centre, New York
  • 11 Feb (Financial Times) Parmigianino, National Gallery of Canada, Frick Collection, New York
  • 12 Feb (Financial Times) Mark Rothko, Jacques Lipchitz, PaceWildenstein, Marlborough Gallery, New York
  • 20 Feb (The Scotsman) Gary Bukovnik
  • 2 Mar (Financial Times) Boccioni, Guggenheim, New York
  • 3 Mar (Financial Times) Sol LeWitt, Jacques Lipchitz, PaceWildenstein, Marlborough Gallery, New York
  • 19 Mar (Financial Times) Latin American and Caribbean Art from the Collection of MOMA, El Museo del Barrio, New York
  • 23 Mar (Financial Times) Whitney Biennial, New York
  • 6 Apr (Financial Times) Christopher Dresser, Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York
  • 16 Apr (Financial Times) Jim Dine, National Gallery of Art, Washington
  • 11 May (Financial Times) Robert Indiana, Red Grooms, Paul Kasmin Gallery, Marlborough Gallery, New York
  • 8 Jun (Financial Times) Modigliani, Jewish Museum, New York
  • 15 Jun (Financial Times) Painters of Reality, Leonardo, Caravaggio, Metropolitan Museum, New York
  • 22 Jun (Financial Times) Isamu Noguchi, Noguchi Museum, New York
  • 23 Jun (Financial Times) Ben Langlands, Nikki Bell, Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute Scotland
  • 8 Jul (Financial Times) Childe Hassam, The Met, New York
  • 22 Jul (Financial Times) The Big Nothing, ICA, Philadelphia
  • 27 Jul (Exhibition catalogue) Three Galloway Artists, John Halliday, Kirkudbright Scotland
  • 3 Aug (Financial Times) Ed Ruscha, The Whitney, New York
  • 10 Aug (Financial Times) Bonjour, Monsieur Courbet! The Bruyas Collection from the Musee Fabre Montpellier, Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts
  • 25 Aug (Financial Times) Ann Hamilton, MASS at MoCA, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art
  • 27 Sep (Financial Times) When Gold Blossoms, Susan L Beningson Collection, Polsky Collection, Asia Society, New York
  • 1 Oct (Financial Times) Roy Lichtenstein, Mark di Suvero, Tom Otterness, City Hall, Rockefeller Centre, Madison Square Park, New York
  • 4 Oct (Financial Times) Alex Katz, PaceWildenstein, New York
  • 1 Nov (Financial Times) The Voting Booth Project, Parsons School of Design, New York
  • 10 Nov (Financial Times) Aristide Maillol, Marlborough Gallery, New York
  • 17 Nov (Financial Times) MOMA reopening, New York
  • 27 Nov (Financial Times) Comic Grotesque: Wit and Mockery in German Art, Neue Galerie, New York
  • 8 Dec (Financial Times) James Lee Byars, The Whitney, New York
  • 15 Dec (Financial Times) Christo and Jeanne-Claude, The Wurth Collection, National Academy, New York
  • 21 Dec (Financial Times) 2005 Visual Arts Highlights, New York

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

  • 26 May Andy Goldsworthy, The Met, New York

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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 030/1/24

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