Revived by feminist movements in the 1970s, in 1975 the United Nations gave official sanction to, and began sponsoring, International Women’s Day, which is marked on 8th March every year.
Emil Nolde (1867-1956), Ripe Rose Hips, undated, watercolour, 45.6 x 34 cm, Nolde Stiftung Seebüll.
A Spy in the Archives has been shortlisted for this year’s Pushkin House Russian Book Prize.
We are delighted to spread the news that the Kraszna-Krausz Foundation have announced Philippa Brewster, Senior Visual Culture Editor at I.B.Tauris, as the 2014 Outstanding Contribution to Publishing recipient.
Tracing how the mythology of the lone fighter developed during the inter-war years.
Conflict may be a theme for most politicians, but it can be argued David Lloyd George encountered (and encouraged) conflict to an unusual degree – both politically and personally.
Whether commemoration will reinforce or debunk public myths remains to be seen, but the words of those who fought, in all services, must take centre-stage.
David Harrison (1954-), City Gent, 2005, oil on wood, 57 x 45.5 cm, Victoria Miro.
Win tickets to see Wim Wenders and Mary Zournazi discuss Inventing Peace at the ICA in London.
We are delighted to announce that the first books in our Library of Modern American History series are now available.