Anne Wagner  

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"Anne M. Wagner, in a superb discussion of Auguste Rodin's sculpture, Iris, Messenger of the Gods (ca. 1890), which represents Iris with her legs thrust apart and vulva open, notes that "neither the body's substance nor its activity have anything to do with the sculpted vocabulary of the feminine current at the time," and considers whether, despite the frankly phallocentric ..." --Body work: objects of desire in modern narrative, Peter Brooks, 1993

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

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.

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."

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