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Author, art expert, lecturer and painter, Anthea Callen FRSA is Professor Emeritus of the Australian National University, Canberra, and Professor Emeritus of Visual Culture,University of Nottingham, UK. (CV) Callen's new book Looking at Men: Art, Anatomy and the Modern Male Body is published by Yale University Press (2018). Her classic volume The Art of Impressionism: Painting Technique and the Making of Modernity is available as a Yale University Press e-book (BOOKS). Her book on landscape painting, The Work of Art: Plein Air Painting and Artistic Identity in Nineteenth-Century France is published by Reaktion (2015). She is currently writing a book on Grey.

A world expert on Impressionism and nineteenth-century artists' materials and techniques, Callen is a regular contributor to BBC1's 'Fake or Fortune?', and on film and radio. (See MEDIA and LINKS). She lectures and collaborates internationally on her areas of expertise. Callen was a Leverhulme Emeritus Fellow 2016-18.

Anthea Callen's GALLERY illustrates examples of her painting; her publications in art history and visual culture are shown under BOOKS and ESSAYS. She details her activities in AGENDA.

Anthea Callen lives and works in Leamington Spa (UK) and the South of France.