Marina Warner on the volcanic power of witches, she-devils and divinities
'Goddesses, I yield to you!' For years it was believed the religious systems throughout history oppressed women. However, the British Museum's 2022 exhibit "Feminine Power: The Divine to the Demonic" contests this view by revisiting mythic figures who were once reviled and reclaiming them as patron saints and kindred spirits. In this review, Marina Warner explores collective and individual female empowerment through the array of objects, both precious and popular, ancient and new.
From The Guardian