A new report shows that many women and non-binary photographers are on the brink of quitting and highlights racial disparities in pay and benefits.
Free the Nipple: A History of a Hidden Movement
While court cases have helped to shape this movement from the 1930s until today, the social-media landscape has generally remained deaf to calls for change.
After Misogynist Instagram Account Exposed, President of Prestigious Art Fair Steps Down
Juan Carlos Lynch, who had just been nominated as president of arteBA in Argentina, posted numerous sexist, racist jokes on his Instagram.
Parenting and Labor in the Art World: A Call to Arms
To argue for basic human rights seems to be only acceptable when spoken of by artists in museum galleries, but not by the art workers whose labor underpins such projects.
Knight Landesman and Artforum Move to Dismiss Lawsuit Sparked by Sexual Harassment Allegations
On Monday, Landesman filed a motion calling for the dismissal of a lawsuit brought by a former Artforum employee, Amanda Schmitt, who claims he sexually harassed her.
Art by Women Sells for 47.6% Less Than Works by Men, Study Finds
In a study that included analysis of auction data and experiments with thousands of respondents, researchers found that perception of artists’ gender consistently affects how their work is valued.
A Week of Chaos at Artforum Magazine Following Sexual Harassment Allegations
One of the magazine’s longtime publishers, Knight Landesman, resigned after a string of sexual harassment allegations were made public this week.
Firm Behind “Fearless Girl” Reaches $5M Settlement for Allegedly Underpaying Women and Minorities
According to a 2012 audit by the Department of Labor, State Street underpaid more than 300 women in senior positions and 15 black vice presidents.
Dude! Nikon Picked 32 Male Photographers to Promote New Camera
In a statement, the Japanese camera manufacturer claimed that none of the women photographers it had invited had responded.
197 Years After It Opens, the Prado Museum Gives a Woman a Solo Show
Today, Spain’s national art museum opened its first solo exhibition devoted to a female artist ever.
When Painter Clyfford Still Sent Rubber Underpants to a Pulitzer Prize-Winning Female Art Critic
In 1952, years before she won the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism, art critic Emily Genauer received a pair of rubber underpants in the mail — the kind of underpants babies wore before the advent of disposable diapers.
Art Is Genderful! An Artist’s Notes on Navigating a Sexist System
A lot of people mistake my work for a man’s.