Jennifer Higgie on the Forgotten Perspective of Women in Art
In Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now.
In this episode of Keen On, Andrew is joined by Jennifer Higgie, the author of The Mirror and the Pallette – Rebellion, Revolution, and Resilience: Five Hundred Years of Women’s Self Portraits, to tell the stories of extraordinary women artists from the 16th to the 20th centuries, as well as to examine what their self-representation reveals about the times in which they lived.
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Jennifer Higgie was frieze magazine reviews editor from 1998-2003; co-editor with Jörg Heiser and then Dan Fox until 2017; frieze Editorial Director from 2017-19 and editor-at-large until 2021. She is the presenter of Bow Down, a podcast about women in art history; the author and illustrator of the children’s book There’s Not One; the editor of The Artist’s Joke; author of the novel Bedlam; and the writer of the feature film I Really Hate My Job.