CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2022

In celebration of International Women’s Day 2022, explore 10 female artists who will be presented at London Art Fair this April; discover the largest collection of Modern and Contemporary Art by women through our Museum Partner, New Hall Art Collection; and register for the free online Pre-Fair Talk, Women and Art – Female Shape of Activism, which will discuss gender equality in the arts.

2022 MUSEUM PARTNER

New Hall Art Collection will present over 20 female artists including Tracey Emin, Judy Chicago, Maggi Hambling, Lubaina Himid, Paula Rego and Gayle Chong Kwan.

This year’s Museum Partner, The New Hall Art Collection is a collection of Modern and Contemporary Art by women at Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge. The largest of its kind in Europe, and second largest in the world, the Collection is on display across an iconic Brutalist building, designed by Chamberlin, Powell and Bon as a manifesto for the education of women.

Jenny Saville (RA), 2009. Courtesy of Castlegate House Gallery
Jenny Saville (RA), 2009. Courtesy of Castlegate House Gallery
Mary Fedden RA, Tropical Fruit, 2002. Courtesy of Thomas Spencer Fine Art
Mary Fedden RA, Tropical Fruit, 2002. Courtesy of Thomas Spencer Fine Art
Alice Kettle, Poppy, 2021. Courtesy of Candida Stevens Gallery
Alice Kettle, Poppy, 2021. Courtesy of Candida Stevens Gallery
Mimei Thompson, Metamorphosis: Vanilla, 2021. Courtesy of Art First
Mimei Thompson, Metamorphosis: Vanilla, 2021. Courtesy of Art First
Tiffany Delune, Marie-Jeanne Always Whispers, 2001. Courtesy of Ed Cross Fine Art
Tiffany Delune, Marie-Jeanne Always Whispers, 2001. Courtesy of Ed Cross Fine Art
Charley Peters, Clam Yourself, I Did It For the Lolz, 2021. Courtesy of Virginia Damtsa
Charley Peters, Clam Yourself, I Did It For the Lolz, 2021. Courtesy of Virginia Damtsa
Fiona Finnegan. When the levee breaks, 2020. Courtesy of Domobaal
Fiona Finnegan. When the levee breaks, 2020. Courtesy of Domobaal
Athena Anastasiou, Our Escape, 2021. Courtesy of Thompson's Gallery
Athena Anastasiou, Our Escape, 2021. Courtesy of Thompson's Gallery
Charlotte Keates, Each Passing Hour, 2021. Courtesy of Arusha Gallery
Charlotte Keates, Each Passing Hour, 2021. Courtesy of Arusha Gallery
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JOIN US FOR THE PRE FAIR ONLINE TALKS SERIES

As part of our Pre Fair talks series, we are hosting a free online discussion on Women and Art – Female Shape of Activism.

What is the future of activism amid these debates and how are artists and arts professionals grappling with these issues today? What more can be done on both an individual and institutional level and what impact does this have beyond the arts sector?