Author: Tom Gurney

Tom Gurney, Experienced Art Expert

About the Author

Tom Gurney is an experienced art history expert and recognized authority, backed by a distinguished academic background, holding a BSc (Hons) degree from Salford University, UK. With over two decades of dedicated study and research in various facets of art history, Tom has made substantial contributions to the realm of art scholarship.

As an accomplished author, Tom has authored a series of books, offering insightful perspectives on various art movements and the creative legacies of renowned artists. His extensive body of work stands as a testament to his unwavering commitment to enhancing the understanding of art's evolution throughout history, as well as making this information available to all.

Tom is not only a prolific author but also the visionary founder of His deep expertise is reflected in the meticulously curated content on the website, which is a go-to resource for those seeking a comprehensive understanding of art history. In addition to his written contributions, Tom actively engages with the online community, sharing his wealth of knowledge through the website's social media channels, including the likes of Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram, Medium and Substack.

Tom's passionate pursuit of knowledge is evident in his vast collection of art books (as illustrated below), each a trove of information on specific artists and their works spanning the annals of art history, though with a particular concentration on European art from the 13th century up to the present day. Additionally, he continues to visit art galleries and museums across the UK and abroad in order to keep his understanding as fresh and up-to-date as possible, taking in high profile art exhibitions as he does so.


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Researching Art History

Huge Personal Library of Art History Books
Huge personal library of art history books, acquired over 20 years

Articles reference high quality content from the likes of Taschen, Yale and The National Gallery
Articles referencing high quality content from the likes of Taschen, Yale University Press and The National Gallery

Visiting Art Exhibitions

William Morris at the V&A Museum, London
Visiting a William Morris display at the V&A Museum

Me Outside the Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Visiting the Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London


Graduation Photograph Collecting my University of Salford Degree
Graduation Photograph Collecting my University of Salford Degree

Published Books

The World's Most Famous Artists (PDF)

The World's Most Famous Artists eBook


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500+ PAGES

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