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Anna Moszynska

Consultant Lecturer, London

MA, Courtauld Institute; BA (Hons) University College London

Anna Moszynska pioneered the study of contemporary art at Sotheby's Institute during the late 1980s, and oversaw the development of the MA in Contemporary Art. In addition to writing books she has contributed to journals including Tate, Apollo, Arts Review, TLS, and Art Monthly, as well as writing for and lecturing at international institutions. Her research interests include the development of recent British, European, American, and Middle Eastern practice, and the problematic issue of medium specificity. In 2010, she curated an exhibition of Antony Gormley's drawings and sculpture for the reopening of MACRO (Museum of Contemporary Art) in Rome. Moszynska is an art critic for BBC Radio 3 and a member of the International Art Critics Association.

Anna Moszynska
  • Selected Publications

    Selected Publications


    Sculpture Now (Thames and Hudson, London/New York, 2013)

    Antony Gormley Drawing Space (Electa, Milan/MACRO, Rome 2010. English/Italian)

    Antony Gormley Drawing (British Museum Publications, London, 2002)

    Abstract Art (Thames and Hudson, London/New York, 1990)

    Essays in Books:

    “Langlands & Bell, Moving World (Night and Day)” in Unexpected Encounters: Situations in Contemporary

    Art and Architecture Since 2000, (Turkish edition Zorlu Centre, 2011. English editiion 2012)

    “What Next?” in What If It’s All True, What Then? (Andrew Mummery Projects, London, 2011)

    “Revisiting Gerhard Richter’s Tante Marianne, 1965” in Understanding Art Objects: Thinking through the Eye (London, 2009)

    “Teetering on the Brink: the Void Works of Anish Kapoor” in Painting, Sculpture and the Spiritual Dimension (Kingston and Winchester, 2003)

    “Purity and Belief: The Lure of Abstraction" in The Age of Modernism: Art in the Twentieth Century (Berlin, 1997)

    Anthology Essays:

    Expressionism to Post-Modernism: Styles and Movements in 20th Century Western Art, Grove Art, London, 2000. (Essay “Abstract Art” repr from Oxford Dictionary of Art)

    Tate Modern Handbook (London, 2000) entries on Louise Bourgeois, Constantin Brancusi, Marcel Duchamp, Nan Goldin, Susan Hiller, Anish Kapoor, Jannis Kounellis, Kasimir Malevich, Piet Mondrian, Bruce Nauman

    Oxford Dictionary of Art (1996) entries on ‘Abstract Art’, ‘Sam Francis’ and ‘Post- Painterly Abstraction’
    Exhibition Catalogs:

    Sarah Scampton, Beardsmore Gallery, London 2011

    The Farjam Collection: From Matisse to Warhol: Works on Paper by Modern Masters, Dubai, 2010

    Langlands & Bell, Moving World (Night & Day), CAS, London 2008

    Lisa Wright, Beardsmore Gallery, London, 2007

    Duncan Bullen, Jill George Gallery, London, 2001

    Thomas Scheibitz, Herman Nitsch & Eberhard

    Havekost, inaugural exhibition at White Cube Gallery, Hoxton Square, London, 2000

    Stephen Cox, Museo Archeologica Regionale, Val d’Aosta, 2000

    Rebecca Salter, Jill George Gallery, 2000 and Beardsmore Gallery, 2007

    Vicken Parsons, A22 Gallery, London, 1999

    Estelle Thompson, Fuse Paintings 1996-1998, exh. cat., Usher Gallery, Lincoln; Mead Gallery, Warwick

    Arts Centre; and Bracknell Gallery, South Hill Park, 1998

    Liz Rideal, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham

    Rochester Art Gallery, Kent; Ferens Art Gallery, Kingston upon Hull, 1998- 99

    Charlotte Verity, Anne Berthoud Gallery, London, 1990

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