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Plan B on his new album, Women in Chinese art, plus art reproduced on household items.

Plan B discusses Heaven Before All Hell Breaks Loose, his new album, the ways women have been portayed in Chinese art, plus from Picasso to Grayson Perry - art on household items.

Plan B - the singer, director and actor, aka Ben Drew - releases his fourth studio album this week. Plan B discusses Heaven Before All Hell Breaks Loose, featuring songs that reflect how his life has changed since his last album six years ago.

From Picasso to Grayson Perry, design critic Corinne Julius and the Royal Academy of Art's commercial director Jo Prosser discuss the history and trends in artists' work reproduced on homewares.

We hear about a new exhibition of Chinese art exploring the portrayal of women - as wives, mothers, workers, and students - over the past 100 years, which opens tomorrow at Oxford's Ashmolean Museum.

Presenter: John Wilson
Producer: Julian May.

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30 minutes

Chapters

  • Plan B

    Duration: 10:17

  • Women in Chinese art

    Duration: 08:51

  • Wellcome Prize Winner

    Duration: 03:33

  • Art on household items

    Duration: 05:31

Plan B

Plan B
John Wilson and Plan B 

Plan B's new album Heaven Before All Hell Breaks Loose is available from 4 May

Main image: Plan B

A Century of Women in Chinese Art

A Century of Women in Chinese Art

Made Gao (1919-2007)
Scene from White Snake 1990
Ink and colour on paper
Courtesy of the Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford
© Estate of Made Gao

A Century of Women in Chinese Art is on at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford from 1 May until 7 Oct

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter John Wilson
Interviewed Guest Plan B
Interviewed Guest Corrine Julius
Interviewed Guest Jo Prosser
Producer Julian May
Interviewed Guest Wang Di
Interviewed Guest Shelagh Vainker

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