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Sunday, October 08, 2006

Christopher Wood Interview

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Interview: Christopher Wood is England's foremost writer and broadcaster on Victorian art. He has written 21 books including The Dictionary of Victorian Painters, The Pre-Raphaelites, Burne-Jones: The Life and Works of Sir Edward Burne-Jones (1833-1898), The Great Art Boom, 1970-1997, Tissot, Olympian Dreamers: Victorian Classical Painters 1860-1914, and Victorian Painting. He was the director of nineteenth-century paintings at Christie's in London, and has operated the Christopher Wood Gallery in London for many years.

Christopher recently completed a new book on 19th century painter William Powell Frith entitled William Powell Frith: A Painter and His World which will be released later on this month by Sutton Publishing.

Christopher's upcoming sale will be on February 28, 2007 at Christie's in London

The book Christopher mentioned regarding the prices for paintings sold at auction was The Economics of Taste by Gerald Reitlinger

A few of the artists discussed in this interview were:

James Jacques Joseph Tissot
Edward Burne-Jones
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
John Atkinson Grimshaw
William Holman Hunt
William Powell Frith
Frederick, Lord Leighton
J.W. Waterhouse
John Everett Millais
Christopher Dresser
Greene and Greene
Frank Lloyd Wright
Sandro Botticelli
William Hogarth
William Moorcroft
William DeMorgan
John Ruskin
William Morris
Also: The William Morris Society
Ford Madox Brown
Gustave Klimt
Arthur Hughes

Below are some of the paintings referenced in the interview:

Tempera on canvas
(172.5 x 278.5 cm)
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy
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Oil on panel
(205 x 315 cm)
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy
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Oil on canvas
(40 x 80 cm)
Private Collection
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Oil on canvas
(38 x 80 cm)
Private Collection
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Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA
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Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA
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Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA
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Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA
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Click here for ARC's announcement about Christopher's new book

Click here for ARC's announcement about Christopher's upcoming sale

posted by Brian Yoder at 5:05 PM  


Friday, October 06, 2006

Peter Trippi Interview: J.W. Waterhouse

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Interview: This episode is interview with Peter Trippi, Editor of Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine, primarily focusing on 19th century artist J.W. Waterhouse. Before joining the magazine, Peter was the Director of the Dahesh Museum in New York City. Before arriving at the Dahesh Museum, Mr. Trippi held positions at the Brooklyn Museum, Baltimore Museum of Art, Association of Art Museum Directors (where he wrote a history of that organization from 1916 to 1991), Cooper-Hewitt Museum, National Arts Education Research Center at New York University, and American Arts Alliance in Washington DC.

He holds a MA in Art History from the Courtauld Institute of Art, London; a MA in Visual Arts Administration from New York University; and a BA in History and Art History from the College of William and Mary, Virginia. In 2002, Mr. Trippi co-founded, with Professor Petra ten-Doesschate Chu (Seton Hall University) and Professor Gabriel P. Weisberg (University of Minnesota), the innovative, peer-reviewed journal Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide, and he has served on the boards of the Association of Historians of Nineteenth-Century Art, Historians of British Art, and American Friends of the Attingham Summer School.

Peter was also the author of the book J. W. Waterhouse (review) from Phaidon Press.

He contributed two chapters to the catalogue accompanying the exhibition A Grand Design: The Art of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London (1997, organized by the Baltimore Museum of Art and published by Abrams).

Waterhouse Exhibition planned:

Peter to speak at North American Victorian Studies Association/North American Society for the Study of Romanticism conference where his talk will be titled "Dead in the Water?: J.W. Waterhouse's Hylas and the Nymphs"

To contact Peter you can email him at

Links for more information on J.W. Waterhouse:

Peter's article on Hylas and the Nymphs

ARC's Waterhouse Page

Waterhouse Fan Site

Art Magick's Waterhouse Page

Below are some of the paintings referenced in the interview:

Oil on canvas
(98 x 163 cm)
Manchester City Art Galleries, Manchester, England
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Oil on canvas
(153 x 200 cm)
Tate Gallery, London, England
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Oil on canvas
(72 x 127 cm)
Tate Gallery, London, England
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Oil on canvas
(100.5 x 137 cm)
Private Collection
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(61.6 x 45.7 cm)
Private Collection
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Oil on canvas
Private Collection
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Oil on canvas
(131 x 191 cm)
Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen, Scotland
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Oil on canvas
(179 x 85 cm)
Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
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Oil on canvas
(149 x 92 cm)
Oldham Art Gallery, Oldham, England
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Oil on canvas
(102 x 61 cm)
Private Collection
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Oil on canvas
(88 x 42 cm)
Private Collection
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posted by Brian Yoder at 11:35 PM  




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