Deborah Azzopardi 35th Anniversary Video | Essay by Estelle Lovatt

On Radio Talk with Alastair Stewart talking about the prize winning #ForwardSlash artwork.

Mail + PalaceConfidential. Art Critic Estelle Lovatt takes a closer look at a new portrait that reveals a softer side of the Queen

Channel 5 – ‘Great Paintings Of The World’ with Andrew Marr

Andrew Marr tells the stories behind ten of the greatest paintings ever and I’m delighted to be one of the expert contributors giving my take on artists, art history and art throughout the 10 episodes. Watch here.

Estelle Lovatt on BBC Radio Scotland #BetweenArtAndQuarantine Coronavirus

Estelle Lovatt on BBC Radio 4 FRONT ROW | Millicent Fawcett Statue Review

Today the first statue of a woman in Parliament Square in London was unveiled. Millicent Fawcett, the suffragist who fought for women’s right to vote in the early 20th century, joins 11 male figures including Sir Winston Churchill, Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandi. Art critic Estelle Lovatt gives her verdict on the artwork.

Broadcast: Tue 24 Apr 2018
Presenter: Kirsty Lang
Producer: Edwina Pitman

Art Critic Estelle Lovatt FRSA talks to Nikki Bedi on BBC Radio London. Broadcast: Sun 8 April 2018.

Round up of the London art scene highlights include: Monet & Architecture, National Gallery, Includes paintings of London across the Thames, painted when Monet stayed at The Savoy hotel; Degas: Drawn in Colour, National Gallery. On loan from the Burrell Collection, Glasgow, Scotland; Anthea Hamilton: The Squash, Tate Britain. Performance Art with Sculpture from the 2016 Turner Prize nominee with her giant bottom, Tate Britain; Charles II: Art & Power, Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace. The Royal Collection includes Italian Renaissance and Dutch Golden Age masterpieces.

Art Critic Estelle Lovatt FRSA talks to Nikki Bedi on BBC Radio London. Broadcast: Sun 11 March 2018.

Talking about: Another Kind Of Life, photography exhibition, Barbican; Murillo, The Self-Portraits, National Gallery; Picasso 1932, Tate Modern; Sutra – the play, with Antony Gormley, Sadlers Wells.

Art Critic Estelle Lovatt FRSA talks to Nikki Bedi on BBC Radio London. Broadcast: Sun 11 Feb 2018.

Round up of the London art scene highlights include Charles I: King & Collector, Royal Academy, in conjunction with BBC 4 TV ‘The Royal Collection’ programme, and book ‘Art, Passion and Power; The Story of the Royal Collection’.
The terrific fun Rose Wylie at Serpentine Gallery.  Andreas Gursky photographs, at the newly-refurbished just reopened beautiful ‘Brutalist’ Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre.  And The Queen of Pop, Bridget Riley, with her amazing Op art paintings at David Zwirner Mayfair W1.

Estelle Lovatt and Stephen Pritchard discussing Tate Britain’s decision to bring back labels and rehangs in themes to help audience understand the art. BBC Radio 4 Broadcast Sat 27 May 2017

Talking about ‘The Radical Eye’ Elton John’s unrivalled modernist photography collection on view at Tate Modern and ‘A World View: John Latham’ Time at Serpentine Gallery, both ending Sunday, 21 May 2017. Broadcast: Sunday 14 May 2017 on BBC Radio London, with Nikki Bedi

BBC Radio 4. Broadcast: Sat 8 Apr 2017 

9 April 2017 marks the centenary of Duchamp’s The Fountain. The urinal which was already made – or “ready-made” – launched the 20th century’s controversial obsession with conceptual art. Art critic Estelle Lovatt and art historian Glynn Thompson discuss the story behind the piece and whether or not it should be considered a work of art.

The Royal Academy in London Marks 100th Anniversary of Russian Revolution (video)


David Hockney Retrospective at The Tate Breaks Records | Video


The cheek of it: 2016 Turner Prize shortlist revealed


Sky News Special Report: Van Gogh Remastered

Talking to Channel 5 News, Louise Beale, at the National Gallery, London, about ‘Loving Vincent’ the new film about Van Gogh.

April 29, 2016 – TEDxLondonBusinessSchool 2016 at The Royal Geographical Society.

Jeff Koons and his Play-Doh pile ‘Now’ in London

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Charles Suamarez Smith & Estelle Lovatt join Sky News to talk about falling numbers at art galleries

CNN LIve – Is that my father? Queen unimpressed by portrait


‘Up Close & Personal’ – In Conversation with artist Deborah Azzopardi.

Hosted by The Cynthia Corbett Gallery at the Gallery on Cork Street, Mayfair W1, London.

BBC News, Turner and Constable rivalry revived in London exhibitions

Constable video

BBC, Banksy street murals go on show in London hotel.


Kinetic art will move you like any other art form, say critics


BBC – Buying shares in artworks on show in east London

Invest in art

The Complete History Of Art (Abridged) Full Performance. A 10 minute comedy to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Affordable Art Fair.

BBC Radio 4 Today – World’s first homoerotic stamps produced in Finland. Listen to the broadcast here.


BBC London, Robert Elms Show

BBC player

The Discerning Eye Exhibition, 2013

Discerning Eye

Jane McAdam Freud in conversation with Estelle Lovatt, Family Matters exhibition, Gazelli Art House, Mayfair.

Channel 4 News – Stash of 100 Caravaggio art works found in Milan


BBC – Why are more of us visiting art galleries?


Jane Mcadam Freud conversation with Estelle Lovatt. Click here to listen.

In conversation

Estelle Lovatt on Picasso’s ‘Child with a Dove’ Painting for Sale, BBC News Channel

From BBC London report on world’s most expensive Picasso (at auction) on display at Tate Modern.

On BBC Breakfast, discussing a Picasso worth over 65 million that has gone on show for the first time at Tate Modern.

On BBC London talking about the Picasso on show at Tate Modern for the first time. One of the most expensive paintings ever, it sold at auction for over £60 million.

Art critic Estelle Lovatt on BBC Breakfast. A French retired electrician with a horde of unseen Picasso works. He says they were in return for work – or were they stolen?

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