Frances gives talks to academic and general public audiences about film, art and all things visual. She also takes bespoke museum tours

Zoom Diaries

Here you can listen to me reading one of the essays from my forthcoming book on fo essays on the Coronavirus in our lives

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Shifting Faces: The Revelation of Amateur Images at War,”

A conference accompanying the exhibition, “On the margins of war: Thessaloniki under the German Occupation (1941-1944) through the photographic collection of Byron Metos,” Museum of Byzantine Culture​ and Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, April 8, 2016.

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Artist Marte Bjørndal, with Researchers

So much of how we see artists as interacting with each other—and their work as interacting with each other—comes from the art historian as opposed to from the work itself.

Here I discuss my book The Truth is Always Grey: A History of Modernist Painting with Chris Richardson from This is Not A Pipe Podcast.

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Grey/Polychrome: Cy Twombly, Modernity, Classicism, and the History of Art

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