The Story of Women and Art
|The Story of Women and Art|
1556 self-portrait of Sofonisba Anguissola, featured in The Story of Women and Art.
|Presented by||Professor Amanda Vickery|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of episodes||3|
|Running time||60 minutes|
|Original network||BBC Two|
|Original release||May 2014|
The Story of Women and Art is a television documentary series, consisting of three one-hour episodes, on the history of women artists in Europe from the Renaissance onwards, first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC Two in May 2014. The series is presented by Professor Amanda Vickery.
Artists featured include Properzia de' Rossi, Sofonisba Anguissola, Lavinia Fontana, Anne Seymour Damer, Angelica Kauffman, and the 17th-century Dutch paper cutter Joanna Koerten. Episode 3 covered Lady Butler, Berthe Morisot, Gertrude Jekyll, Karin Larsson, Madeleine Vionnet, and Georgia O'Keefe. The programme was well received by some critics, but criticized by others.
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- Ferguson, Euan (31 May 2014). "The Complainers; The Story of Women and Art; Harry and Paul's Story of the Twos – review". The Observer. UK. Retrieved 1 June 2014.
- Lee, David (1 October 2014). "BBC arts coverage (part 34)". The Jackdaw. UK. Retrieved 26 October 2014.
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