Ep 511 Women and art: identity, sexuality, race and power

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Art historian Catherine McCormack recently published her book, ’Women in the Picture: Women Art and the Power of Looking’. In it, she argues that women's identity has long been stifled by woeful narratives and a limited set of archetypes. In this episode, Catherine speaks to Róisín Ingle about how studying art has shaped her feminism, why history fooled us into thinking there were no female artists in the past, the idea of the monstrosity of the female body in art and lots more.

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The Irish Times Women's Podcast

The Women's Podcast, hosted by Kathy Sheridan & Róisín Ingle. By women, for everyone.

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