The Birth of a Princess

“Hear Ye, Hear Ye:  Today the queen was safely delivered of a Princess!” Imagine the English people waiting in anticipation of the arrival of a prince and future king of England hearing those words and instead they hear of the birth of a Princess.  The birth of Princess Elizabeth must have been an anti-climax.  LittleRead More

The Story of Women & Art

The Gozzerdini Family 1584 - Lavinia Fontana

The Story of Women & Art has long been banished to archives and basements, or dusty museum corners while their male Great Master counterparts dominate the better lit walls.  On Friday 16th May Professor Amanda Vickery presented the first programme by the BBC into the female gaze taking us from the works by Italian sculptressRead More