Art History in Focus
This March 2021 join us for the second instalment of Art History in Focus and discover published articles and online events highlighting women in the art world as well as Art History more widely.
Art Against Slavery: The Captured Runaway (1856) by William Gale
Depicting an enslaved fugitive and her captor, a north American bounty-hunter, the painting by the white British artist William Gale (1823 - 1909)...at today's distance from the 1850s, it is not an easy picture to understand
Amparo Martinez-Russotto, Curator of The Klesch Collection, which includes works by significant historic women artists, talks to Emanuela Tarizzo, London Art Week Board Member and Gallery Director at Tomasso Brothers Fine Art.
Lavinia Fontana and Fede Galizia
Two Avant-Garde Women Artists Who Challenged Gender Roles in Their Time...
Pioneers: 500 Years of Women in British Art
A tantalising glimpse into a ground-breaking exhibition chronicling the work of British women artists dating back to the 16th century, opening 12 October at Philip Mould & Company.
Artemisia in London
At the royal invitation of King Charles I, Artemisia made the long and difficult journey from Italy to London. Join Ellice Stevens, as she learns about Artemisia's time in London, and how she likely produced one of her most intriguing self portraits there. The exhibition, Artemisia, is on at the National Gallery until 24th January
Kehinde Wiley meets Jacques-Louis David at the Château de Malmaison
Kehinde Wiley explains to curators Emmanuel Delbouis and Elodie Vaysse how he looks at the history of image-making and how he has put this into an African-American contemporary context. This fascinating history of portraiture through the centuries is also well on the LAW website.