Women and Pop Art Symposium
Wolverhampton Art Gallery 27 September 2013 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
Exploring themes around women artists and Pop Art, this interdisciplinary symposium aims to establish and reassess their role and contribution to the movement. Held in conjunction with Pauline Boty: Pop Artist and Woman, the keynote lecture will be given by the exhibition’s co-curator, Dr Sue Tate.
Speakers include :
– Kalliopi Minioudaki, co-curator of Subversive Seduction: Women Pop Artists 1958-58, a major exhibition that toured the USA in 2009-10;
– Althea Greenan of the Women’s Art Library, Goldsmith’s College;
– Professor Anne Massey, from Middlesex University
– Catherine Ince, curator at the Barbican.
And the work of a range of artists and designers will be explored, from Kusama in Japan to Women, Socialism and Pop Art in Yugoslavia.
Tickets are £25 each or £20 for students with a valid NUS card. Or why not book your lunch at the same time: Tickets which include a buffet lunch are £30 each or £25 for students with a NUS card.
Please contact the Art Gallery on 01902 552055 to book or you can book online at EventBrite.
Following the symposium join us in a glass of wine to launch the book accompanying the show: “Pauline Boty: Pop Artist and Woman” Celebrate the first in-depth study of the life and work of this innovative artist – exploring themes of female sexuality, gender, race and politics the book reinstates Boty at the forefront of British Pop.