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

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On Instagram, the curator affirmed her support for the #MeToo movement, in response to the Kavanaugh allegations

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

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

‘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’

A survey of 1,745 artists reveals how job precarity, sexual abuse and gender disparities are rife in the city’s famous art scene

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

Poland’s feminist ‘Bison Ladies’ storm the Japanese artist’s Warsaw exhibition in solidarity with longtime model Kaori’s allegations of bullying

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Nikki Columbus claims that the museum rescinded the offer to be their curator of performance on discovering she was a new mother