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  • Writer's pictureSally Herships

Can You Name Five Fine Artists That Are Women?

Art by women and men is valued differently. If a viewer thinks a painting was done by a woman, they say they like the painting less. This gender bias has real consequences for female artists - on average, artwork by women sells for 40% less than works by men. And far less work by women is displayed in major museums around the country than work by men.

On today's show, we explore how the art world - an industry that prides itself on progressive, even radical thinking - still has a long way to go to achieve gender parity. And we bust some big myths about women artists, including why you may never have heard of the artist Joan Mitchell.


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