The Art Critic's Choice at Home

20 Nov 2018

Event times

13:00 - 13:30

Cost of entry


The Fitzrovia Chapel

England, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • Tottenham Court Road/New Oxford Street, Goodge Street
  • Warren Street, Tottenham Court Road, Goodge Street

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'The Art Critic’s Choice at Home - what Art does an Art Critic Choose for their Home - and why!? And how do they view the Art in homes of others?!' Come and listen to a free talk by art critic Estelle Lovatt. This event is part of Dwelling, the Fitzrovia Chapel's autumn exhibition.


Art Critic Estelle Lovatt FRSA has the experience of being on both sides of the canvas having trained as a painter, read art history and as a gallery exhibition curator, Estelle teaches, judges and talks about art from Cave Art to Banksy, with expert opinion. Estelle is a freelance art critic for the BBC radio and TV, Sky News, CNN, Al Jazeera, LBC. And teaches at the Hampstead School of Art, London. She also writes essays for art book exhibition catalogues including ‘Henry Moore at Work’; ‘Simon Gudgeon: Isis’, Halcyon Gallery, and The Royal Parks, London; McAlpine Miller, Castle Fine Art, London and, The Hoerle-Guggenheium Gallery, Chelsea New York USA; Jane McAdam Freud, Gazelli Art House, London.

photographer: Cristina Schek

About Dwelling

DWELLING: an exhibition of beauty and attachment in Fitzrovia residencies

An Art Critic's Choice at Home is part of the Fitzrovia Chapel’s second free autumn exhibition, Dwelling. The show, which explores the design choices, style and perceptions of beauty in dwellings across Fitzrovia, will include pieces and contributions from television presenter, writer and comedian Griff Rhys Jones, TED speaker and ritual maker Tiu de Haan and art critic Tabish Khan. It will also include art and images from hotels, homes and hidden parts of the area.

Exhibition dates

Dwelling is open Wednesday 14 to 28 November 2018, 11:00 to 16:00

Free talks

Thursday 15 Nov, 13:00, ‘Dwelling – Why and how?’, Faye Hughes and Kate Thorogood
Friday 16 November, 13:00, ‘Reclaiming spaces, Kate Thorogood
Sunday 18 November, 13:00, ‘Rituals in our home’, Tiu de Haan (with BSL interpretation)
Tuesday 20 November, 13:00, ‘Critics’ choice at home’, Estelle Lovatt
Thursday 22 November, 13:00, ‘Home is where the art is’, Hannah Watson
Sunday 25 November, 13:00, ‘A critical eye’, Tabish Khan

Dwelling is supported by Derwent London through the Derwent London Community Fund.

The Fitzrovia Chapel Foundation receives support from the Golsoncott Foundation.


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