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1 June 2018


‘The exhibition recognises Virginia Woolf’s achievements whilst acknowledging the historic and ever-growing community of female creators and thinkers whose art resonates with her call to correct the “lopsided-ness”of history. It is a celebration of this wider creative community and – in an era of increasing interrogation of gender inequality – acts as a rallying cry for women not only to reclaim territory, but to define a new realm for themselves. As part of this it positions the creative life as one of value for women.’ Frances Hodgkins Wings over Water was painted in 1930. It is on the Persephone Books Robin Hyde page here: there is so much synergy between Woolf, Hodgkins and Hyde.

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