Ferren Gipson is an art historian, writer, and presenter based in London. She is the author of The Ultimate Art Museum and Women’s Work, hosts the Art Matters podcast, and is a doctoral researcher at SOAS, University of London.
Ferren is a researcher and advocate for art education. Her research areas include modern Chinese art history and topics exploring the crossover between pop culture and art. Her work can be found across mediums, including books, articles, interviews, and 68 episodes of the popular visual arts podcast Art Matters. Her first book is The Ultimate Art Museum, a museum-in-a-book for young readers published by Phaidon. Her second book is Women’s Work, which celebrates the stories of modern and contemporary women artists working in textiles and ceramics.
Ferren has worked in the art and design sector since 2009, giving talks with wonderful brands and institutions including Tate and Esquire Magazine, and writing for The Financial Times and WePresent. She is also a trustee for Chinese Arts Now and Art History Link-up.
Books in order of publication:
The Ultimate Art Museum – 2021
Women’s Work: From Feminine Arts to Feminist Art – 2022