Interesting Facts:

•    In 2006, only 23 percent of solo exhibitions in NYC art galleries were by women artists.
•    Many museum collections consist of only 5%-10% works by women artists.
•    Only 30% of Art Review’s Power 100 are women in the arts.
•    There are 80 percent female students at the School of Visual Arts. But in the real world, there are 70 to 80 percent male artists in galleries and museums.

(Sources: http://www.guardian.co.uk/global/2008/oct/14/art, http://shiftingcareers.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/10/14/artistmother-an-uneasy-marriage/ and http://nymag.com/arts/art/features/40979/)

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