Ferren Gipson

"The Ultimate Art Museum"

Ferren Gipson is a British-American art historian, writer, and textile artist. Her words can be found across mediums, including her books The Ultimate Art Museum (Phaidon) and Women’s Work (Frances Lincoln); articles in the Financial Times and WeTransfer’s online magazine WePresent; and the visual arts podcast Art Matters.

She is a strong advocate for broadening the audience for art historical content, and topics in her research include explorations of the intersections between art and popular culture, highlighting the work of marginalised artists, and researching political themes in modern Chinese art. She has also delivered talks and hosted interviews for brands and institutions, including Tate, Esquire Magazine, National Gallery, The Design Museum and more. Within her textile art practice, she explores themes of labour, matrilineal connections, materiality, and colour.

She is currently a doctoral researcher at SOAS, University of London.

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