Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836–1912)
The Roses of Heliogabalus (Detail)
Oil on canvas, 1888
For an upcoming book organized by Julia Rothman titled The Who, The What and The When: 65 Artists Illustrate the Secret Accomplices of History.
The person I was assigned is Christopher Morcom. He was Alan Turing’s first crush, but died from tuberculosis as a young man, Turing was devastated and inspired him to explore the concept of an intangible soul in a tangible body which eventually led to the birth of computer science. Very honored to be a apart of this great project.
an·ti·he·ro n. pl. an·ti·he·roes also an·ti-he·roes - a protagonist who has little heroic virtues or qualities, blurring the line between hero and villain.