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Series 7 - Episode 4: Margaret Rose Vendryes - AoaP Summer Auction

In today’s podcast Rosa interviews the wonderful Margaret Rose Vendryes. They discuss Divas, academia and the role of bias within the art world. Margaret Rose Vendryes is an art historian, visual artist, and curator. She received her BA in fine arts from Amherst College, MA in art history from Tulane University, and Ph.D. in art history from Princeton University. Among several honors, Vendryes was an American Association of University Women Fellow and a Scholar-in-Residence at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. In 2008, University Press of Mississippi published Vendryes’ book Barthé, A Life in Sculpture, the first comprehensive monograph on the late African American sculptor Richmond Barthé. The African Diva Project, a multimedia body of work reveals Vendryes’ engagement with African art and aesthetics and its intersection with Black celebrities and visual culture. The Project began in 2005 and has grown to over 75 works of art including paintings on canvas and paper, digital compositions, collage, interactive installation, and outdoor art exhibitions. Margaret Rose has generously donated Lots 136-138 to the Art on a Postcard Summer Auction to help raise money for The Hepatitis C Trust. Bidding starts at just £50 for each lot. 24th June- 8th July 2021 Learn more information about The Hepatitis C Trust on their website: Got questions for Rosa? Get in touch at:

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