Ahead of her talk with Alexa Coe, Hester Finch and Venetia Berry and Fee Greening on 14th March at the Royal Academy, Pandora highlights some of her favourite works from How She Looks and explains why they are so appealing.

 
What does ‘the female gaze’ actually mean? It means seeing women through the lens of a woman. It means seeing them for their beauty and their flaws and the beauty in their flaws. It is not about posturing, or pretending. There is an honesty in the work of these four artists, and their representation of what it is to be a woman: her curves, her fears, her possessions.