FE­MALE ARTISTS

Tempo - - •IN THE MUSEUMS• -

Sta­tis­tics com­piled by Dr. Richard Tobin, Har­wood Mu­seum direc­tor

• 25-35 per­cent of artists with gallery rep­re­sen­ta­tion in the U.S. and U.K. are women.

• Two women made the list of “100 most ex­pen­sive artists of all time.”

• Five women made the list of the top 100 artists by cu­mu­la­tive auc­tion value for 2011-16.

• Two works on a list of top 100 in­di­vid­ual works sold be­tween 2011 - 2016 were by women (75 of those 100 art­works came

• 5 per­cent of art­works on ma­jor mu­seum walls in the US are by women.

• 3-5 per­cent of art­works in per­ma­nent col­lec­tions of ma­jor U.S. mu­se­ums are by women.

• Less than 4 per­cent of the artists in the modern art section of the Met­ro­pol­i­tan Mu­seum of Art are women while 76 per­cent of the nudes are fe­male.

• 27 per­cent of 590 solo ex­hi­bi­tions at 79 in­sti­tu­tions over six years went to women artists.

• 9 per­cent of the artists in the 9th edi­tion of Jan­son’s His­tory of Western Art are

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