The practice of putting women on pedestals began to die out when it was discovered that they could give orders better from there.
Thursday, May 29, 2008
Goodbye to the fat ladies
One of Britain's best-loved artists, Beryl Cook, died peacefully at the age of 81 yesterday. I loved her lovely 'seaside postcard' paintings of portly ladies having the time of their lives. A great loss to the art world, indeed.