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Anna Sexton

Anna Sexton
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Anna holds a BA from the University of Washington in Art History and International Relations and is currently based in Besançon, France. She has worked in several museums and art galleries in the Seattle area as well as abroad. Her primary fields of interest include repatriation and restitution of stolen and looted art, the function of museums in society, and how nations use art as a means of intercultural diplomacy. When she is not writing, Anna enjoys dancing ballet, learning languages, doing crosswords, and drinking tea.

Inside the Brothel: Depictions of Prostitution in 19th Century France

  The French Impressionism movement was groundbreaking in many ways. It challenged academic standards put in place by the high-class Parisian salon. It set the...

Joseph Beuys and Anselm Kiefer: German Postwar Artists

  Postwar German reconstruction culture sought to normalize the past. It wanted to forget the horrors of Nazism and thus suppressed any memory of its...

Famous Artworks by Anonymous: Must Art be Connected to an Artist?

  From the prehistoric age to the present, there exists for a variety of reasons famous artworks with no known creator. Sometimes it is because...

Abstract Expressionism and the CIA: Waging A Cultural Cold War?

  Although differing art perspectives were simply one ideological aspect of the Cold War, they were very important in influencing Western Europe’s intelligentsia and inspiring...