Art History with Anne

Newsletter January 2023 In the Art world, there is plenty to look forward to in 2023! Two centenary’s that have caught my eye are Sorolla, ‘Spain’s master of light’ and the ‘Divine Sarah’, the greatest tragic actress of her age. Both died in 1923. Both centenaries will be marked with exhibitions in Madrid, Valencia andContinue reading “Art History with Anne”

Art History with Anne

The Wilde Years: 1870-1900 A series of three lectures added to the archive library of lectures On 21st August 2022 academics and enthusiasts, including myself, gathered to wish Aubrey Beardsley Happy Birthday.  Celebrating 150 years since his birth, it is sad to recall that Beardsley died aged only twenty-five from tuberculosis.  Yet he seemed toContinue reading Art History with Anne

Anne’s Pocket Guide to…. Oscar Wilde’s London

Holy Trinity Church, Sloane Street, Chelsea, an Arts and Crafts masterpiece Amidst the bustle of Sloane Square and the King’s Road, Holy Trinity offers an oasis of calm. It is also one of the most beautiful churches in England.  One looks up in awe at the magnificent east window, the largest stained-glass window produced byContinue reading “Anne’s Pocket Guide to…. Oscar Wilde’s London”

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,,Continue reading “Anne’s London Artistic Walks”