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11th May 2022

An article in the Guardian about the Dulwich exhibition is rather wittily headed 'Her Indoors'. Laura Cumming likes the idea of a 'concept' exhibition so much that she ended her piece thus: 'This is a show to make you look harder and think longer about both art and life; about the depiction of women, the experience of seeing and being seen. Superbly curated by Jennifer Sliwka, it is enthralling, imaginative and constantly surprising. The selection is so intelligent, the texts so stimulating and the design so creative... as to amount to a reframing, in itself, of what an exhibition can be.' This is Saint Avia  (The Jailed Woman) c. 1450-1500 'with a view of the world she can see but never reach/'

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