HERO­INES OF ART HIS­TORY

More in­spir­ing fe­male-fo­cused ex­hibits to see at Mas­ter­piece London

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Laura Knight (1877–1970) at Philip Mould and Com­pany

The first fe­male Royal Aca­demi­cian, Knight painted sub­jects rang­ing from sleep­ing nudes to cir­cus folk.

Winifred Ni­chol­son (1893–1981) at Crane Kal­man

An avid trav­eller, this land­scape artist was in­spired by trips to Italy and Greece.

Mar­garet Mel­lis (1914–2009) at the Red­fern Gallery

A mem­ber of the St Ives School, and a men­tor to Damien Hirst, Mel­lis em­braced paint­ing, collage and sculp­ture.

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