George Charles Beresford - Virginia Woolf in 1902 - Restoration

In A Room of One’s Own (1929), Virginia Woolf wrote: ​

“If truth is not to be found on the shelves of the British Museum, where, I asked myself, picking up a notebook and a pencil, is truth?”

RAW’s mission is to achieve a more equal account by reinserting surpressed voices into the art historical narrative. Here is a selection of books and essays written by Sacha Llewellyn celebrating great women artists.



Curator Sacha Llewellyn explores the art of Winifred Knights, Katie Roiphe looks at writers dying and in the first of our commissioned columns from 2016 New Generation Thinkers – Sarah Jackson from Nottingham Trent University explores touch and frostbite.