Medieval Women: Subjects and Makers of Art
17.00 - 18.00, 23 March 2021
Arranged with Sam Fogg in conjunction with their online exhibition, Medieval Women: Subjects and Makers of Art (25 February - 31 March 2021), enjoy a tour of the exhibition in its gallery setting, accompanied by commentary and an in-depth look at select individual works. With Dr Jana Gajdošová of Sam Fogg, curator of the Medieval Women exhibition and Dr Alexandra Gajewski FSA, reviews editor at The Burlington Magazine and from 2010-2015, senior researcher at the CSIC in Madrid on a European Research Council funded project called Reassessing the Roles of Women as Makers of Medieval Art and Architecture.
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In addition to this live event, a pre-recorded discussion can be viewed online between Jana, Alexandra, Prof. Madeline Caviness (Tufts University), author of Visualising Women in the Middle Ages: Sight, Spectacle and Scopic Economy, and Prof Jeffrey Hamburger (Harvard University), author of Nuns as Artists: The Visual Culture of a Medieval Convent.
Dr Alexandra Gajewski is the reviews editor at the Burlington Magazine. She is a lecturer at the V&A and a fellow at the Society of Antiquaries. Between 2010 - 2015, Alexandra was a senior researcher at the CSIC in Madrid on a European Research Council funded project called Reassessing the Roles of Women as Makers of Medieval Art and Architecture.
Dr Jana Gajdošová is a medieval specialist at Sam Fogg and the curator of Medieval Women: Subjects and Makers of Art. She finished her PhD in 2015 and has taught at Cambridge University and at Christie's Education before joining Sam Fogg. She has published on architecture and sculpture in 14th century Bohemia.