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London Art Galleries Showing Far Fewer Women –artnet News

The number of women artists who received solo shows at London’s major public art galleries declined “significantly” last year, according to a new survey. To make matters worse, the number of female artists represented by commercial galleries also fell […]

In 2017, just 22 percent of solo shows presented by London’s major non-commercial galleries starred female artists. “Shockingly, this figure has decreased since 2016,” the report finds. The eight percent fall means that female artists had more prestigious solo shows four years ago—and even then they only had a one in four chance compared to their male contemporaries.