Anna Keen is a British artist, born on the isle of Wight in 1968 and brought up on the remote Scottish island of Arran. She studied six years at the art school in Paris L'Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts, where she obtained her diploma with distinctions. She has lived and worked as an artist in cities such as Rome, Venice, London and Amsterdam, where she has had over ten solo shows, participated in seventy collective shows, won several prizes and is represented in important private collections. Anna Keen has now returned to the UK and is currently painting the Babylonian-type London skyline, which mutates constantly. Edward Lucie-Smith is generally regarded as the most prolific and the most widely published writers on art. A number of his art books, among them Movements in Art since 1945 , Visual Arts of the 20th Century, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Art Today are used as standard texts throughout the world.