Katy Hessel

Katy Hessel is an art historian, broadcaster and curator dedicated to celebrating women artists from all over the world. In 2015, Katy founded an Instagram account called @thegreatwomenartists, which has grown to almost 300,000 followers, and hosts a podcast of the same name with over 1.5 million listens. Katy has lectured at Tate, National Gallery, Christie’s and University of Cambridge; presented films for the BBC and Royal Academy; and collaborated with Dior on a podcast series featuring interviews with Tracey Emin and Judy Chicago. She lives in London and sits on the Board of Trustees at Charleston, the former home of the Bloomsbury Group. To coincide with publication of the book, Katy is curating The Story of Art as it’s Still Being Written, an exhibition at Victoria Miro, London, featuring artists from the final chapter of the book. The exhibition will run from 8 September – 1 October 2022

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Featuring Talks By:
Sam Knight
Jack Parlett
Philip Lymbery
Lucy Siegle
Katy Hessel

5 Speakers, 15 Minutes Each - October 2022

Join us online in October and journey from the ground beneath your feet, to island utopias and the outer edges of reason