Women in the Arts

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‘At the moment it is fashionable to show female artists; we have to make the most of it’

BY Lisa Panting and Malin Ståhl | 10 DEC 18

‘Others my age with lesser work who were men were being celebrated and collected’

BY Lynn Hershman Leeson | 07 DEC 18

‘If you’re a woman you learn to live with a certain level of discomfort’

BY Julia Peyton-Jones | 03 DEC 18

‘Personal questions, which might not be asked to a man, are often asked of a woman’

BY Almine Rech | 23 OCT 18

‘I learned to be unapologetically confident and decisive, which has proved vital not just in the arts, but everywhere’

BY Touria El Glaoui | 16 OCT 18

‘The biggest hurdle we had to overcome was psychological: the belief that there never had been, and never could be, great women artists’

BY Mary Kelly | 02 OCT 18

‘I have invested a lot of energy promoting women artists’

BY Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo | 26 SEP 18

‘Mentorship? I don’t think I even knew what the word meant!’

BY Amy Sherlock | 17 SEP 18

‘No one is born a feminist but, if nothing else makes us so beforehand, our working environments will’

BY Patrizia Dander | 06 SEP 18

‘I felt that I had to pretend my son didn’t exist; in order to be professional, it felt necessary to mimic the behaviour of men’

BY Caroline Douglas | 21 AUG 18

‘We need more advocates across gender lines and emphatic leaders in museums and galleries to create inclusive, supportive and generative spaces’

BY Charlotte Day | 13 AUG 18

‘When I opened Monika Sprüth Galerie, only very few German gallerists represented women artists’

BY Pablo Larios | 09 JUL 18

‘Women’s salaries are less than men’s, even though they occupy the same jobs’

BY Rhona Hoffman | 07 JUN 18

‘The way I see it, the #metoo movement is as much about bringing down certain figures as it is about reconsidering how law is exercised’

BY Anda Rottenberg | 04 JUN 18

‘At last there is a communal mechanism for women to call a halt to the demeaning conventions of machismo’

BY Iwona Blazwick | 25 MAY 18

‘Coping as a woman in France is a daily battle: the aggression can be subtle, and you always have to push harder to make yourself heard’

BY Sandra Patron | 17 MAY 18

‘Women's role in shaping the history of contemporary art is being reappraised’

BY Julieta González | 11 MAY 18

‘I hope that, in time, the pendulum settles in a place where male behaviour has shifted and women feel comfortable, respected and empowered’

BY Liza Essers | 03 MAY 18
News

An early painting by the Japanese artist has been estimated at USD$7–10 million ahead of a Sotheby’s sale in New York

03 MAY 18

‘I could be the President of the United States, and still half the people in the room would question my authority’

BY Anicka Yi | 23 APR 18