22nd September, 2021 / 19:00 -
3rd December, 2014
To many contemporary viewers this painting seems a strange choice for a women’s college. This talk explores why Thomas Holloway was so keen to buy the picture that broke the record for the highest sum ever paid at auction for a contemporary artist and sets the painting within the context of the 19th century struggle to improve the status of women and their education.
We will be closing the booking for this discussion on #gendered workloads in #academia tomorrow afternoon, to allow full and frank discussion, the event will NOT be recorded, so if you would like to be part of the conversation, please reserve your place ASAP. twitter.com/gemmaouten/sta…