The Story of Women and Art


Episode 3

3.0 25 x
In the final programme of the series, Professor Amanda Vickery explores the explosion of creative opportunities for women as the 20th Century dawned.

Episode 2

3.0 25 x
Professor Amanda Vickery's journey to uncover the story of female creativity reaches the 18th Century. The focus turns to the industrial powerhouse that is Britain and the glittering French Court of Marie Antoinette. Despite being regarded as second class citizens when it came to art this was an era when ingenious women se...

Episode 1

3.0 20 x
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 obsta...
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