Email: anne.grasselli@ed.ac.uk

Programme: History of Art - MPhil/PhD/MSc by Research

Start date: September 2019

Mode of study: Full time

Research title: The Harmonised Whole: Wassily Kandinsky and Principles in Visual Perception from 1896 until 1933

Anne received her Masters degree with distinction in the History of Art from the Courtauld Institute of Art in 2015, where she studied under the tutelage of Dr. Robin Schuldenfrei. There, she studied German Expressionism, Neue Sachlichkeit, and the Bauhaus. Prior to earning her MA, Anne graduated from the University of Mary Washington in Virginia in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts with honours, where she focussed her studies on the French Impressionists.

Anne has served as a curatorial research assistant for such institutions as the National Gallery of Art in Washington, the Morgan Library & Museum, and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. She has also lectured for the College of William and Mary and has published with Master Drawings and Burlington Magazine.

As a second-year doctoral student, Anne currently researches Wassily Kandinsky and the psychology of visual perception. She has been awarded grants from the Association for Art History and the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst to support her research.

  • History of Art tutor (Fall 2019)
  • History of Art 2A┬áReason, Romance, Revolution: Art from 1700 to 1900