Frances Hodgkins

Frances Hodgkins

Frances Hodgkins

In this podcast Alison talks about the New Zealand painter Frances Hodgkins.


This podcast was funded by a generous grant from the Gay Line Wellington Trust with the support of the Rule Foundation


"I'm going to be looking at Frances Mary Hodgkins, a famous New Zealand woman painter. And I'm going to be considering her painting and her life in the context of her close friendships with women and support that she received from men whom we know were homosexual. And what's interesting about this is the degree to which, in the period in which she lived, a woman living a conventional heterosexual life as a married woman would have been able to have the output of paintings that Hodgkins was able to do and to lead the kind of life she... read full transcript

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Record date:11th January 2011