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Bow Down: Women in Art

Sep 17, 2020

The artist Sally Smart discusses the life and work of the Australian post-Impressionist artist Bessie Davidson – Smart’s great, great aunt – who migrated to Paris from Adelaide in the early 20th-century.


Sep 10, 2020

The fashion designer and curator Duro Olowu discusses the life and work of the American artist and activist Emma Amos, who was the only woman to join the radical African American art collective, Spiral, which was co-founded by Romare Bearden in 1963.


Sep 3, 2020

The musician and artist Alison Goldfrapp discusses the life and work of the trailblazing British / Mexican surrealist painter and author, Leonora Carrington, who was born in 1917 in the UK and emigrated to Mexico in the 1940s.  


Aug 27, 2020

The artist Amalia Pica discusses the life and work of the 19th-century Argentinean neo-classicist sculptor and inventor, Lola Mora, who trained in Rome and created one of the best-known fountains in Buenos Aires.


Aug 20, 2020

The artist and activist Sonia Boyce, who is representing Britain at the 2022 Venice Biennale, discusses issues of race, power and humour in the work of the Berlin-based, radical philosopher and artist Adrian Piper.