JJ Charlesworth
art critic; senior editor, ArtReview

JJ Charlesworth is a writer and art critic. Since 2006 he has worked on the editorial staff of the London-based international art magazine ArtReview, where he is senior editor. JJ studied fine art at Goldsmiths College, London, in the mid-1990s, before turning his hand to art criticism.

Since 2000 J.J. has written reviews, articles and commentaries for publications including Art Monthly, Modern Painters, RA Magazine, Time Out, and the Spectator, and online platforms such as artnet.news and CNN Style. In 2016 he completed a doctoral thesis at the Royal College of Art, a study of art criticism in Britain during the 1970s.

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Saturday 2 November, 12:00 Level G Studio
From fine art to superhero comics: the culture war in art

Saturday 2 November, 13:10 Frobisher 4-6
What makes good political art?