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Four Things the Art World Needs to STOP!

Jun 4, 2022
Four Things the Art World Needs to STOP!



A little rant for you this week! Everyone in the art world knows these four things happen in our museums, galleries, auction houses and art media. It’s time we all got together and DID something about it, right?
I, for one, made a YouTube video. No need to thank me. 😉

**More info and links**
Women artists in the art market:

Female Artists Represent Just 2 Percent of the Market. Here’s Why—and How That Can Change


https://www.monash.edu/news/articles/framed-by-gender-women-artists-erased-from-peak-prices,-sales-at-art-auctions
Representation of people of colour:

Representation or Tokenism? People of Colour in the UK Arts scene


The theft of the Mona Lisa:
https://www.npr.org/2011/07/30/138800110/the-theft-that-made-the-mona-lisa-a-masterpiece
The super-rich collectors:
https://newrepublic.com/article/147192/modern-art-serves-rich

Disgraced Sackler Family To Have Name Removed From Dozens of Museums

***This video was made on the unceded land of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation. I pay my respects to their elders – past, present and emerging.***

Originally published at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ldde49m_Qxs

originally published at Art - Trend Magazine

This news story originally appeared at Art - Trend Magazine on 4 June 2022