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Gender bias in art buyers

Folks

Some dismaying research from the University of Technology in Sydney (UTS).

  • An international team of researchers examined 1.5 million auction transactions in 45 countries across 40 years. 
  • The study revealed that works by women artists attract prices that are nearly 50% lower than those for works by men.
  • Even after removing sales over $1 million – the Rembrandts and the Picassos –  there was still a 29% discount for female artists.

Link to the news item, containing a link to the research paper for those interested.

http://newsroom.uts.edu.au/news/2018/01/eye-beholder-art-buyers-discount-female-artists.

Denis


Boudicca

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