Sunday 11 May 2014

Masters!, They Say. But Where Are the Mistresses? Premiere of The Story of Women and Art Part I on BBC 2

Professor Amanda Vickery (image source: BBC 2)

 To watch the programme, please click on the title below:

The Story of Women and Art Part I on BBC 2

"Professor Amanda Vickery journeys from Renaissance Italy to the Dutch Republic and discovers a hidden world of female artistry. By digging in storerooms, convents and basements she rescues dazzling female artists from the shadows, and reveal stories of courage and determination in the face of seemingly insurmountable obstacles."

Available to watch online until the May 16th 2014.


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In this blog I intend to do some historical justice to the many, many women who have contributed with their genius, creativity, adventurous spirit, nurturing - amongst other qualities - to the apparent linear and male dominated prescribed notion of History. This is just the beggining.