Humans have admired and cultivated bees since ancient times. Louisa McKenzie shares some un-bee-lievable stories about bees, their history and their uncertain future.
About the author
Louisa McKenzie has a PhD in art history from the Warburg Institute. Her thesis, funded by a London Arts and Humanities Partnership (AHRC) Studentship, considered the economic and devotional lifecycles of wax ex-votos in Florence 1300–1500. She researches the art and material culture of late medieval and early Renaissance Florence.