Yup, New York's Major Art Galleries Are Still Sadly Sexist

February 20, 2015 4:45 PM

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Yup, New York's Major Art Galleries Are Still Sadly Sexist

Depressing news in the art world today. Curator Maura Reilly posted a "report card" on Facebook, a tally of art world statistics compiled by the anonymous feminist art collective Pussy Galore, counting up the women artists represented at New York's top art galleries. She juxtaposed the image alongside Guerrilla Girls' 1986 report card, and, though there have been improvements over the past 29 years, the numbers are still pretty grim.

Reilly's caption reads: "The WORST grades go to Marlborough (7%), Tony Shafrazi (5%) and Sperone Westwater (9%) who all have LESS THAN 10% women in their gallery rosters. The BEST grades go to Galerie Lelong (64%), Tracey Williams (59%), Zach Feuer (59%), Salon 94 (52%), and Sikkema Jenkins (52%). R...

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