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Artworld Visibility, Gender and Ageism: ‘But men are allowed to be old or ugly!’

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Artworld Visibility, Gender and Ageism: ‘But men are allowed to be old or ugly!’. / Gorrill, Helen.

2018. Paper presented at CAMEo Conference: Care in the Media and Culture Industries, Leicester, United Kingdom.

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Gorrill, H 2018, 'Artworld Visibility, Gender and Ageism: ‘But men are allowed to be old or ugly!’', Paper presented at CAMEo Conference: Care in the Media and Culture Industries, Leicester, United Kingdom, 12/09/18 - 14/09/18.

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Gorrill, H. (2018). Artworld Visibility, Gender and Ageism: ‘But men are allowed to be old or ugly!’. Paper presented at CAMEo Conference: Care in the Media and Culture Industries, Leicester, United Kingdom.

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Gorrill H. Artworld Visibility, Gender and Ageism: ‘But men are allowed to be old or ugly!’. 2018. Paper presented at CAMEo Conference: Care in the Media and Culture Industries, Leicester, United Kingdom.

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Gorrill, Helen. / Artworld Visibility, Gender and Ageism: ‘But men are allowed to be old or ugly!’. Paper presented at CAMEo Conference: Care in the Media and Culture Industries, Leicester, United Kingdom.

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