Bringing women artists to the fore: Challenging Convention

Close up of gold frame against a red wall, showing a painting of a woman in a red dress on a rock, looking out to sea
A Dark Pool, c.1917 by Laura Knight / Laing Art Gallery © The Estate of Dame Laura Knight / Bridgeman Images. Photo by Colin Davison
A photo of a gallery wall with gold frames hung on it, with a painting of a sitting woman wearing a black dress
Installation view of Challenging Convention. Foreground painting: Portrait of Chloe Boughton-Leigh by Gwen John (1876–1939). Leeds Art Gallery / Bridgeman. Photo by Colin Davison
Painting of a white woman with blonde hair, wearing a red dress, she is sitting down and resting her head and arm on a turquoise pillow
Image: The Golden Girl, c. 1930 by Dod Procter (1892–1972). The Ingram Collection of Modern British and Contemporary Art © The Estate of Dod Procter / Bridgeman Images
Installation view of Challenging Convention, displaying works by Laura Knight. All rights reserved to artist. Photo by Colin Davison
A blurred photo of a man reading text on a wall
Left: Installation view of Challenging Convention, featuring The Tub by Vanessa Bell on the left. Photo by Colin Davison Right: The Tub © estate of Vanessa Bell. All rights reserved, DACS 2021. Photo credit: Tate



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