Slade Women (1979)

Film details

  • Featuring

    Melvyn Bragg Germaine Greer

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year


  • Genres

    Anthology Interview

  • Type


  • Category

    Non Fiction


Programme exploring the work of six female artists. Germaine Greer talks about her book "The Obstacle Race", and there is a filmed report on the famous Slade School of the 1890's. Investigates the fortunes of six women students, comtemporaries of Augustus John, at the Slade in the 1890s: Ida Nettleship, Gwen John, Edna Waugh, Gwendolyn Salmond, Ursula Tyrwhitt and Ethel Walker, discussinhg the need to bring vidsabilty to the artists work.

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