Museums Say They Are Paying More Attention to Female Artists. They Are Not.
Charlotte Burns and Julie Halperin | In Other Words | 19th September 2019
Dismal reading. Art world declarations about redressing the gender imbalance are nowhere near being put into practice. Over the last decade just 11% of acquisitions by major American institutions were works by female artists. Further, only 14% of exhibitions were given to female artists. One curator is blunt – ““The art world is simply not [what] it imagines itself to be and you can’t solve a problem you can’t own.”