Survey Finds Women Artists Sell for 47.6% Less Than Men on Average

December 18th, 2017

Cecily Brown, via Art NewspaperA recent survey by the Art Newspaper has found that sales by women artists at auction tend to make 47.6% less than those by men. “Male buyers are a driving force of the auction market and yet we see that they are also more likely to think that women’s art is inferior,” says researcher Roman Kräussl. “Our research adds to the mounting evidence of discrimination towards women that is systemic in so many industries.”

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