Tate Britain Talk

Library and Archive Show and Tell: Rebellious Women

Felicia Browne, Sketch of a female nude . Tate Archive

Join us and celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act

This Show and Tell will focus on women artists who have fought for gender equality, or resisted traditional expectations of what women should or shouldn’t do, since the passing of the Representation of the People Act in 1918. Explore changing attitudes towards gender equality and stories of female empowerment through letters, sketches, photographs and other objects from Tate Library and Archive Collection. Artists to be featured include: Vanessa Bell, Dora Carrington, Felicia Browne, Eileen Agar, Rose Finn-Kelcey and Jo Spence.

Material selected by Clare Sexton (Archive Curator), with help from Nicola Roberts (Library and Archive Co-ordinator).

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Dates

6 July 2018 at 12.30–13.30

6 July 2018 at 13.30–14.30

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Artist

Vanessa Bell

1879–1961
Tate Britain Venue

Library & Archive Reading Rooms

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