C4 Muse: Ruth Millington
The Bath Festival 2022
Meet the unexpected, overlooked and forgotten models of art history. Far from the prevailing perception as passive, powerless models posing silently, muses have often played influential and active roles in the lives of the artists who immortalised them. Art historian and critic Ruth Millington talks to The Holburne Museum director Chris Stephens about the compelling true stories featuring incredible women who have inspired art history’s masterpieces across the centuries.