4 November 2020
Sleepers awake! By Huon Mallalieu
‘The exhibition ‘Pioneers: 500 Years of Women in British Art’ ... at Philip Mould and is quietly very impressive indeed. The gallery has assembled it essentially from stock, demonstrating that this is no bandwagon-jumping exercise, but a subject that has interested Mr Mould and his team for a long time. I paid an early visit, which was a pleasure, but also a problem, as I found it difficult to decide which exhibits I would most like to illustrate here...’ - Huon Mallalieu
Read the full article in Country Life
Pioneers: 500 Years of Women in British Art explores the history of female artists in Britain who defied the status-quo. This multidisciplinary exhibition progresses from 16th century portraitists, to painters working at the forefront of the British avant-garde in the 20th century.
This active and constantly developing area of art history, which examines the historical significance of female artists, garners continual debate. We hope to contribute to this rich and evolving art historical discussion. The artists exhibited are individuals who we have researched over the last thirty years as art dealers but have never before displayed chronologically. This exhibition explores and re-presents 500 years of pioneering female artists who have been central to the development of British Art.