Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi Calls for Gender Parity in Sharjah Art Museum

August 27th, 2019

Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi, the Sharjah art collector is pushing for 50-50 gender partiy in artists shown at the Sharjah Art Museum. “In US museums, only 13 per cent of the art on display is by women,” says Al Qassemi. “If you’re thinking pre-20th century, I understand, because women didn’t have the same opportunities as men. But in the 20th century, there is no excuse not to have equal representation.”

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