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Searching for female artists, and the women that men painted

Art is made to be looked at, to be objectified. But people are not. So what could this mean for those painted onto canvasses that are then flaunted around museums across the world? This week on Uncurated, Yimin Qiang and Angus Thomson venture into Melbourne University’s Arts West to look at 100 women’s faces, all of which were painted by men. Who are these women? And where are all the female artists?

Podcast by Yimin Qiang and Angus Thomson

Reporters: Yimin Qiang, Angus Thomson

Host: Angus Thomson

Sound designer: Clancy Balen

Producer: Nell Gereats

This episode is part three of our 7-part podcast Uncurated: Unpacking Australia’s hidden histories. Find more episodes here.

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