The Great Women Artists
Katy Hessel is a 27-year-old curator, broadcaster, and art historian based in London, UK, and runs @thegreatwomenartists, an Instagram account that has celebrated women artists on a daily basis since 2015. In 2020, she made her TV debut writing and presenting Artemisia Gentileschi for BBC Four, and in 2021 was selected for the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in Art & Culture. She writes, hosts and produces a weekly podcast, The Great Women Artists Podcast, which was listed as British Vogue's Best Podcasts of 2021, interviews include the Turner Prize-winner Lubaina Himid, and acclaimed writer, Olivia Laing. She also hosts Dior's podcast, Dior Talks – Feminist Art, where she interviewed Tracey Emin and Judy Chicago.