Maggi Hambling picked to create Mary Wollstonecraft statue

Long-awaited memorial aims to capture spirit and strength of the ‘foremother of feminism’

The pioneering British artist Maggi Hambling has been chosen fo r a long-awaited statue commemorating the “foremother of feminism” Mary Wollstonecraft.

The Mary on the Green campaign, which has been calling for a permanent memorial to the philosopher and author of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman since 2011, unanimously chose Hambling for the sculpture.

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