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Andrew Spira

MA

Biography



Andrew studied at the Courtauld Institute of Art and City University, London. For several years he was a specialist in Byzantine and Russian icons at the Temple Gallery, London, before working as a curator at the V&A Museum. Andrew was subsequently Programme Director at Christie’s Education, and has been leading tours to cultural sites in Russia, Armenia, Georgia and all across Europe for over 20 years. His recent publications include The Invention of the Self:  Personal Identity in the Age of Art (Bloomsbury Academic, 2020) and Simulated Selves:  The Undoing of Personal Identity in the Modern World (Bloomsbury Academic, 2020).

Tours with Andrew Spira

Danube River Cruise
Danube River Cruise
29th Aug - 7th Sep 2022 Tour Director: John Bryden£3395

Oberammergau Passion Play
Oberammergau Passion Play
5th Sep - 11th Sep 2022 Tour Director: John Bryden£2995

Art & Architecture of Puglia
Art & Architecture of Puglia
20th Sep - 26th Sep 2022 Tour Director: Andrew Spira£2095

Jewels of the Loire: Medieval & Renaissance Chateaux
Jewels of the Loire: Medieval & Renaissance Chateaux
9th May - 16th May 2023 Tour Director: Andrew Spira£2565