The Easel

Where Women Outpace Men in the Market

A recent Easel essay highlighted the low prices for works by female artists. Is that beginning to change? Recent auction prices of works by women have risen faster than for men, a marked change from “the last 50 years”. Still, over 90% of auction revenues come from works by male artists so they “need not fear a drastic loss of market share to female artists anytime soon”.