V Knox

About me

author of ‘Second Lisa’ a biography of Leonardo da Vinci’s sister, Lisabetta Buti,the ‘Mona Lisa’. highlights creative autism, lost art and lost identities and the invisible female workforce in the art studios of the quattrocento.

From my website

WHAT’S IN A NAME?

A TRUTH by any other name should smell as sweet  As an author I want to give my characters ideal names. They deserve the best. They deserve names that represent who they are at their core – a DNA signpost that stamps every human with a fingerprint like a unique snowflake…

THE TALE OF A DEADLY GRAPE-HEAD CLUSTER

 When art shouldn’t imitate art – a brief history of the ‘art’ of story… or lack thereof In art history 101, I learned the terms ‘grape-head cluster’ and the ‘archaic smile’. Art history 201 introduced me to ‘warts and all’ realism… and then full circle to art history 301 that celebrated…

BUILDINGS HAVE FEELINGS TOO

Buildings have feelings too but Bede Hall has no intention of going gentle into a good night     TWINTER – the first portal – by When developers earmark its grounds for a golf course with an exclusive country club, Bede Hall, an abandoned stately, home rises to a battle cry…

 
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