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© 2017 by ANNACRUSE


  Art / History

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 Hello and welcome! From wandering ancient cities, to finding the most efficient writing software, this blog is about the ins and outs of my life as an Art Historian in the modern world. Take a while to look around, leave some comments and, of course, drop me a message if you have any questions or suggestions.  
Currently: Studying for a PhD in History of Art at the University of Warwick
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February 4, 2019

Why it's probably time to let go of #hustle.

The woman stares out at you from behind dead eyes. Dishevelled, with a listless expression, she is accompanied by the caption: ‘You eat a coffee for lunch. You follow through on your follow through. Sleep deprivation is your...

September 4, 2017

I’m here! And what a week it’s been. My visit coincided with the first week of term here at Harvard, known as ‘Shopping Week,’ during which time any student is allowed to attend any class in order to get a feel for the course and the professor’s teaching style before t...

August 28, 2017

I'm finally going to Harvard!

July 8, 2017

I recently invested £30 in a new lap desk which, for those of you who are unaware, is a solid surface about the size of a dinner tray with a memory foam or bean bag-like bottom half that acts as a snuggly ‘desk away from desk’. 

 Image Source: Amazon.co.uk 


My first cou...

March 24, 2016

Today, the Lincolnshire Echo published a three-page feature on My Lincolnshire Collection, the web-app that I have been working on since starting at the Our Lincolnshire project back in January. Sadie, a reporter from the Echo, came to Our Lincolnshire headquarters las...

March 9, 2016

The following is a reblog of a piece that I wrote for the University of Nottingham's History of Art blog about being an alumna of the course. The original post can be found here.

I loved studying Art History at Nottingham. I enjoyed the majority of my modules, had a fai...

March 7, 2016

This week I published my first Buzzfeed quiz as part of my work for the 'Our Lincolnshire' heritage project at the University of Lincoln. Over 2500 people have already taken the quiz titled: 'Which TV Historian Are You?' 


The quiz asks users to choose th...

March 4, 2016

Today at Our Lincolnshire we launched the web app that I've been working on for the past three months, My Lincolnshire Collection.



The app is accessible via any web-enabled device, and enables users to explore a range of heritage objects from all over Lincolnshire, cu...

February 29, 2016


I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but for the art lovers among you that didn't make it to the 2016 Oxford International Art Fair at the weekend, I'm afraid you missed a good time. In addition to the general creative buzz that I remember well from last year's fair,...

January 29, 2016

This month, I started working at the University of Lincoln on the Our Lincolnshire project which, in short, is a public engagement project about attitudes to heritage in Lincolnshire. We keep a separate blog for the project, so please do go and chec...

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