The Internet Will Loosen Iron Grip Men Have On The Art World

Forbes | Rebecca Wilson:

A concentrated power base, in which success is determined by a relatively small number of people, creates a real barrier to women’s leadership and success in the multi-billion dollar art world. The number of women in the art world as a whole would seem to point to a very female friendly environment. Consider these facts: as Chief Curator at Saatchi Art, the world’s leading online gallery, I am one of six women that hold senior positions at the company. In all, more than half of our employees at Saatchi Art are women. Throughout the U.S., women earn half of the MFAs awarded, and worldwide, women represent 51 percent of the visual artists… Read more

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