Event: POWER AND THE PALETTE: HOW WOMEN ARTISTS PAINTED A REVOLUTION (IN-PERSON & VIRTUAL).
Organizer: THE LONDON LIBRARY.
Speakers: Katy Hessel, Rebecca Birrell, Jennifer Higgie.
Tickets: Donation .
Date: Oct 7th 7:30pm UK Time. Equivalent times:
Americas - PT: Oct 7th 11:30am | ET: Oct 7th 2:30pm.
Europe - UK: Oct 7th 7:30pm | CET: Oct 7th 8:30pm.
APAC - CST/HKT/SGT: Oct 8th 2:30am | AET: Oct 8th 5:30am.
"Katy Hessel of The Great Women Artists Instagram and Podcast speaks to Rebecca Birrell and Jennifer Higgie about their most recent books, both of which investigate women artists throughout history whose self-portraits and still life paintings were inherently, often implicitly, political.
In The Mirror and the Palette, Jennifer Higgie introduces us to women artists from all over the world and across the centuries, including Frida Kahlo, Amrita Sher-Gil, Suzanne Valadon and Artemisia Gentileschi, who, against tremendous odds, made art, painting self- portraits which told of their resilience, creativity and bravery.
Rebecca Birrell’s This Dark Country is about the women artists in the early twentieth century, including Dora Carrington, Gluck, Vanessa Bell and Gwen John, whose still life paintings were conduits for their lives, loves, their rebellions and sexuality. It is also about the forgotten women artists who left only elusive traces, their art subsumed by domesticity and the crushing structures of class and gender.
Together, they discuss how these revolutionary women asserted their place in the history of art by painting what could be found immediately in front of them..."
Click here to view full details and book: https://www.londonlibrary.co.uk/whats-on/133-power-and-the-palette-how-women-artists-painted-a-revolution?date=2021-10-07-19-30
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS AND CREDITS
The London Library