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What Art Basel Can Learn From a Flawed Study

artnet News | Tim Schneider

THE SUN ALSO RISES: On Wednesday, we in the art media caught wind of a new buffet of gallery-sector data, all served up by an unexpected source: CUNY Guttman professor James Case-Leal and the undergrads in his Spring 2017 course “Arts in NYC.” Somewhat grandiosely dubbed Haven for the Dispossessed, the online home for the collected numbers charts the age, race, gender, nationality, and education of roughly 1,300 living artists represented by what Case-Leal deemed the “top 45 commercial galleries in New York,” circa autumn 2016… Read more

Image: Clare McAndrew at the launch of the 2017 Art Basel UBS art market report in March. Image via Randian. Graphics courtesy of James Case-Leal.

 

 

2018-10-29T11:04:52+00:00