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Women's Work is Caroline Walker’s most comprehensive exhibition to date. It examines the often unseen jobs performed by women, such as tailors and chambermaids and viewed from the side lines in their otherwise invisible worlds.
Comprising of preparatory studies, small and large-scale paintings, Women’s Work provides a unique insight into Walker’s artistic processes as a painter with an intuitive understanding of her subjects.
Publicly funded by the National Lottery through Arts Council England and by players of People’s Postcode Lottery through Postcode Culture Trust. With special thanks to GRIMM Gallery, Amsterdam.
Caroline Walker, Three Maids (2018), oil on linen. Private Collection.
Women's Work: Interviews
MAC has worked with journalist Maria Margaronis to produce a series of personal interviews with some of the women featured in Caroline Walker's paintings. The interviews document the women's experiences and the journeys that have led them to roles they now undertake.
Preview a selection of interviews:
Introduction by artist Caroline Walker on her practice and the inspiration behind her works
Interview with Ana Maria, one of the subjects of Walker's paintings - 'Corridor, Outside Room 353'
With thanks to Maria Margaronis for producing the interviews and to Arts Council England for their generous support.