VENUS RISING with artist Maggi Hambling
A series of 8 conversations about women and art, presented by Sharon Gal.
Each program presents a different conversation with a woman who has
direct involvement in the field and guests include artists, curators,
writers and collectors. The series explores the wide perspective of
women’s experience and investigates the role of women in shaping art
and influencing the art world.
In this episode Sharon Gal is in conversation with artist Maggi
Hambling, a figurative painter, sculptor and printmaker whose strong
identification with her subjects is expressed in bold handling and
colour. Her best known public works are a memorial to Oscar Wild in
central London and Scallop, a 4 metre high steel sculpture of two
interlocking scallop shells on Aldeburgh beach dedicated to composer
Originally broadcast on Wed 29 Oct, 17:00 â€“ 17:30