Art History with Anne Lectures November and December Reminder

What would you like for Christmas? It’s that time of the year when we start to think about Christmas.  I expect we have all dreamt of the ultimate present, a Tiffany diamond bracelet, a Rene Lalique Art Nouveau jewel, or a Faberge trinket (as above!).  While such baubles are beyond my modest pocket, I haveContinue reading “Art History with Anne Lectures November and December Reminder”

Art History with Anne Lectures for November/December

What would you like for Christmas? It’s that time of the year when we start to think about Christmas.  I expect we have all dreamt of the ultimate present, a Tiffany diamond bracelet, a Rene Lalique Art Nouveau jewel, or a Faberge trinket (as above!).  While such baubles are beyond my modest pocket, I haveContinue reading “Art History with Anne Lectures for November/December”

Arts and Crafts Houses in Surrey a talk by Dr Anne Anderson

Mole Valley Arts Alive Festival 2021 7.15 to 8.45 (BST) Thursday Oct 14, 2021 zoom talk Leatherhead Community Association Arts and Crafts Houses in Surrey by Dr Anne AndersonThe railways tempted the nouveau-riche to migrate to Surrey. Who influenced the style of the houses they built and where can they be seen? For the newContinue reading “Arts and Crafts Houses in Surrey a talk by Dr Anne Anderson”

Art History with Anne Lectures for October: Partners in Art

Partners in Art: l’École de Nancy At end of October, I would normally be boarding the Eurostar for Paris, my ultimate destination being Nancy, the cultural capital of Lorraine. Scott and I ‘discovered’ this beautiful city in 1983, the year it acquired its UNESCO status.  I instantly fell in love with the Place Stanislas, the spectacularContinue reading “Art History with Anne Lectures for October: Partners in Art”

Anne’s Pocket Guide to…the Arts and Crafts in the Cotswolds

Chipping Campden: Ashbee’s Guild of Handicrafts Considering their up-market status today, it’s hard to believe that at the close of the 19th century the Cotswolds were ‘depressed’. The agricultural recession of the 1880s, leading to falling land rents, resulted in a rural decline.  When Charles Robert Ashbee (1863-1942) was seeking the perfect place to relocateContinue reading “Anne’s Pocket Guide to…the Arts and Crafts in the Cotswolds”

Anne’s London Artistic Walks

I am launching a new venture in September 2021, Artistic Walks that look at London’s artistic and literary connections.  I hope this will be the start of an occasional series of face-to-face events over the coming year. I have guided walks for the Oscar Wilde Society and the Victorian Society previously.  Please contact me, anne.anderson99@talk21.com,Continue reading “Anne’s London Artistic Walks”

Art History Lectures

Art History Lectures for September I shall kick off the new autumn season with the theme of art partnerships, collaborations that changed the course of European art.  Partners in Art William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones, creators of the Pre-Raphaelite Interior With their friendship established at Oxford, Morris and Burne-Jones collaborated on numerous projects.  After 1875Continue reading “Art History Lectures”

Anne’s Pocket Guide to…

Art Nouveau, a pan-world architectural style Distinguished by their lavish sculpture, metalwork, stained glass windows and tile facades, Art Nouveau buildings were designed to stand out.  This short guide introduces you to the leading architects and designers who were determined to create a modern style on the eve of the 20th century. Hector Guimard, CastelContinue reading “Anne’s Pocket Guide to…”

Art History with Anne

Lectures for March-April 2021 Victorian Artists: From Realists to Symbolists Victorian Artists: From Realists to Symbolists Wednesday at 11.00 17th March   James Tissot: Fashionable London 24th March   James McNeill Whistler: An American Abroad 31st March   Lawrence Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity 7th April        Gustav Klimt: ‘All Art is Erotic’ The lectures will be delivered liveContinue reading “Art History with Anne”