Course overview

Join us to discover the ground breaking contributions of a range of British women artists, and their visual legacies which continue to fascinate. This course covers those women painting in the late 19th century and during the 20th century exploring their significance within the artistic and social context. If you are interested in art from a women's point of view this course is for you.

Course description

Explore a range of British women artists working in the late 19th century and through the 20th century, relating their significance to the artistic, social & cultural context in which they worked. Artists to be covered will include: Elizabeth Siddall muse and model to Dante Rossetti as well as an artist in her own right, Marianne North botanical artist notable for her plant and landscape paintings, Dod Proctor, influenced by Impressionism, Wilhelmina Barnes-Graham part of the St Ives group of artists and Tracey Emin known for her autobiographical and confessional artwork. Be inspired by the creative contributions of these artists as we consider a wide range of examples of their paintings, making comparisons and contrasts. Fully illustrated with opportunities throughout for discussion.

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What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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