RIP Sister Wendy Beckett, Unlikely Artworld Critic and Television Star

December 27th, 2018

Sister Wendy Beckett, the formerly cloistered Roman Catholic nun who became an international star for her BBC documentary series on art and art criticism, has passed away at the age of 88.“Nothing is more humiliating than being on television,” she said of herself, underscoring her humility and charm even in the face of her widespread recognition. “You make such a fool of yourself.”

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