Katy Hessel is an art historian, curator, and broadcaster and runs @thegreatwomenartists, an Instagram account that has celebrated women artists on a daily basis since 2015.

She is the author of The Story of Art without Men, the Sunday Times bestseller and Waterstones Book of the Year 2022, and has a fortnightly column, The Great Women’s Art Bulletin, for the Guardian, where she writes about an artwork made by a woman which speaks to today’s news agenda.

Katy writes and hosts The Great Women Artists Podcast, interviewing artists and writers; British Vogue and the Evening Standard have listed it among their best podcasts. She also host Dior’s podcast, Dior Talks – Feminist Art, which includes interviews with Tracey Emin and Judy Chicago.

Katy Hessel is currently a Visiting Fellow at Murray Edwards College.

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