Making Modernism Royal Academy

Women Making Modernism A Revisionist History – Royal Academy – Sue Hubbard

The title ‘Making Modernism’ implies that the artists included in this Royal Academy exhibition were at the forefront of the avant-garde. That they were an essential component in breaking the boundaries of 19th-century academic art for new freedoms. They would probably be very surprised to find themselves seen thus. It has taken more than a century for their importance to be re-evaluated and appreciated. Why? Because they were women.

16 November 2022

Käthe Kollwitz

Portrait of the artist Käthe Kollwitz

This show celebrates the humanity and enduring impact of one of the most influential 20th-century printmakers – Käthe Kollwitz (1867–1945).

12 September 2019 - 12 January 2020

Daily 10:00 - 17:30

British Museum, Great Russell St, London, WC1B 3DG