Women at Work: 1900 to Now



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Women at Work: 1900 to Now reveals the sometimes overlooked stories of women from 1900 to the present day who have shaped history and culture in Britain and beyond.

Women at Work: 1900 to Now celebrates over 100 influential and inspiring women and their achievements in fields including science, activism, photography and design. Their fascinating and sometimes untold stories are illustrated with artworks from the National Portrait Gallery’s Collection, new acquisitions and commissions supported by the CHANEL Culture Fund, and rare archival images. Sitters include Bernardine Evaristo, Margot Fonteyn, Mo Mowlam, Beatrix Potter, Zadie Smith, Amy Winehouse, Virginia Woolf and Malala Yousafzai.

Additional information

Weight 1226 g
Dimensions 22.5 x 28.4 cm
Publisher name National Portrait Gallery Publications
Publication date 15 December 2023
Number of pages 224
Format Hardback
Contributors Edited by Flavia Frigeri, Text by Emma Chapman and Alice Rawsthorn
Dimensions 22.5 x 28.4 cm
Weight 1226 g


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Flavia Frigeri, Chanel Curator for the Collection. Author of Women Artists: Art Essentials (T&H, 2019) and Pop Art: Art Essentials (T&H, 2018) and co-editor of New Histories of Art in the Global Postwar Era: Multiple Modernisms (Routledge, 2021).