Katy Hessel is an art historian, broadcaster, curator, and the author of The Story of Art without Men (W. W. Norton & Company, 2023), a Sunday Times Bestseller and winner of Waterstones Book of the Year 2022. Dedicated to celebrating women artists from all over the world, she runs @thegreatwomenartists Instagram and The Great Women Artists Podcast, where she has interviewed the likes of Tracey Emin, Marina Abramovic, and authors Ali Smith and Deborah Levy. Hessel also writes a column for the Guardian and is a Visiting Fellow of Cambridge University. Join Hessel for a look at the contributions women artist have made from the Renaissance and Dutch Golden Age to the astonishing work of postwar artists in Latin America and the women defining art in the 2020s. Book signing to follow the talk with copies of The Story of Art without Men available for purchase in the theater lobby. Free with required reservation.
*Please note that book talk tickets are separate from general admission, and do not provide access to the galleries.