How female artists transformed art from the outside
Three-part BBC documentary series with Professor Amanda Vickery exploring a hidden world of female artistry. In 1989, 5% of work in the Modern Museum of Art was by women but 85% of the nudes were female. Decades later, female artists are still kept out, but they will – and never have been – kept down. There are names we know, like Georgia O’Keeffe, and so many that we don’t. This is a story of restlessness, resourcefulness and resistance – of power denied and seized and a world transformed by their art.
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