Anne Wagner

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Anne Wagner
Born Anne Middleton Wagner
Occupation Art Historian
Language English
Period Modern and Contemporary Art
Subject Art History
Notable works Three Women (Three Artists)
Spouse T. J. Clark

Anne Middleton Wagner, often known as Anne Wagner, is an art historian. Class of 1936 Professor Emerita at the University of California, Berkeley, she is now based in London, where in 2013–14 she was Visiting Professor at the Courtauld Institute of Art.[1]

Education, life and work[edit]

Wagner attended Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut in 1971. In 1974 she received her B.A. and went to Harvard University for her Ph.D. which she received in 1980.[2] In 2010 Anne Wagner and her husband T. J. Clark, who is also an art historian and taught at UC Berkeley, retired in 2010 and moved to London. In 2013 she and Clark co-curated Lowry and the 'Painting of Modern Life', a major exhibition of the British Painter L. S. Lowry at Tate Britain in 2013 "to argue for his achievement as Britain’s pre-eminent painter of the industrial city."[3]

Selected publications[edit]

  • Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux: Sculptor of the Second Empire, 1986.[4]
  • Three Artists (Three Women), 1996.[5]
  • Mother Stone: The Vitality of Modern British Sculpture, 2005.[6]
  • A House Divided: On Recent American Art, 2012.[7]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Prof. Anne Wagner Visiting Professor". University of York. Archived from the original on March 31, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Anne Wagner Professor Emerita". UC Berkeley History of Art Department. 
  3. ^ "Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life". Tate. 
  4. ^ "Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux : sculptor of the Second Empire". Worldcat. 
  5. ^ "Three Artists (Three Women)". University of California Press. 
  6. ^ "Mother Stone: The Vitality of Modern British Sculpture". Yale University Press. 
  7. ^ "A House Divided". University of California Press.