Women in the Arts

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

By Rhona Hoffman

‘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

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

By Iwona Blazwick

‘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

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

By Julieta González

‘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

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

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

By Anicka Yi

‘Very often, the answer to why not would be: because you’re a girl’ – for this series, writer Fran Lebowitz speaks about her experience in the arts

By Andrew Durbin

‘The difficulties are those which remain invisible’: for a new series, writer and curator Andrianna Campbell speaks about her experience in the arts

By Andrianna Campbell
Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev. Courtesy: PARISLA

‘The art world is becoming more conservative’: for a new series, the Director of Castello di Rivoli speaks about her experience in the arts

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