Art History with Anne

July 2022 Summer’s Here ! Time for Tennis Well, Summer has finally arrived and, in between the showers, tennis. If you have been watching this year’s games at Wimbledon or perhaps the qualifying tournaments that start the whole season’s sporting jamboree going, then you may have been aware of the great variety of women’s tennis costumes,Continue reading “Art History with Anne”

Art History with Anne

May 2022 May was a busy month for us! The lectures in the series Modern Art comes to Scotland: From the Glasgow Boys to the Scottish Colourists proved very popular with attendees and the recorded versions of these lectures, available to live-lectures subscribers, attracted a good number of views. When we were not broadcasting, members of theContinue reading “Art History with Anne”

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”

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…

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…”

Italian Stile Floreale or Stile Liberty

Notes to accompany my talk which you can find on my YouTube channel @ Anne Anderson Art and Design History Channel Impressionism/ Divisionism Reading Fraquelli, Simonetta, Giovanna Ginex, Vivien Greene and Aurora Scotti Tosini, Radical Light, Italy’s Divisionist painters 1891-1910, exhibition catalogue, London: National Gallery/YUP, 2008 Gaetano Previati, 1852-1920, exhibition catalogue, Palazzo Reale, Milan, 1999Continue reading “Italian Stile Floreale or Stile Liberty”

Jugend Stila/ Jauniešu stils Riga

Riga, the capital of Latvia, is renowned for its fantastic Art Nouveau/Jugendstil buildings built at the beginning of the 20th century. Riga developed rapidly once the city walls were demolished in the mid-19th century (1857-63). The rapid expansion of the population, which almost doubled in the 20 years before the First World war, reaching overContinue reading “Jugend Stila/ Jauniešu stils Riga”

Jugend Stila/ Jauniešu stils Riga

Riga, the capital of Latvia, is renowned for its fantastic Art Nouveau/Jugendstil buildings built at the beginning of the 20th century. Riga developed rapidly once the city walls were demolished in the mid-19th century (1857-63). The rapid expansion of the population, which almost doubled in the 20 years before the First World war, reaching overContinue reading “Jugend Stila/ Jauniešu stils Riga”