18 Female Artists Give Advice to Women Starting Out in Art World

artnet News | Eileen Kinsella:

It’s no secret that the extraordinarily competitive contemporary art world can be an especially tough place for female artists to navigate. The gap in gender equality ranges from the not-so-subtle dominance of male artists at gallery and museum shows to the outright misogyny of an artist like Georg Baselitz, who has openly stated, “it’s a fact that very few of them succeed,” when referring to female artists. Amid much-hyped headlines about works that have broken the $100-million mark at auction—10 artworks to date—not a single one is by a female artist… Read more

Image: Mariko Mori. Photo by David Sims