Arts workers have lifted the veil on the secrecy surrounding sexual harassment in the arts, revealing the extent and impact of the issue in hundreds of comments through a survey by Arts Professional. AP’s Liz Hill reports.
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In response to recent allegations of sexual harassment within the art world and the resignation of Artforum co-publisher Knight Landesman, an open letter has been published by ‘art world workers’ calling for an end to silence around the issue and a renewed effort by individuals and institutions to deal with what it describes as ‘an environment of acceptance and complicity’. Here, we republish the letter in full.
Prompted by allegations of sexual harassment in the art world, an open letter has been published denouncing sexism and abuse and calling on individuals and institutions to address the issue.
A country-wide snapshot shows men remain more likely to work in senior roles, and half of BME arts workers feel their ethnicity is a barrier to success. Arts Professional’s Christy Romer reports.
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It’s International Women’s Day on Wednesday 8 March and to mark the occasion Pippa Koszerek previews 10 art-related events and exhibitions taking place in London, Leeds and Manchester.
Call for renaming of Ex-Libris Gallery to celebrate and value Newcastle’s female creative practitioners.
Artists Amy Sharrocks and Clare Qualmann have initiated the Walking Women project in order to place women artists within the walking art canon. Pippa Koszerek speaks to them about their practical and utopian mission in advance of their events at Somerset House next week.
A crowdfunding campaign has been launched by V22 to help fund London’s first creche in an artists’ studio complex.
The inaugural edition of the £100,000 award aims to raise the profile of mid-career women artists via an exhibition at a major art gallery outside London.
With recent high-profile appointments of women in the visual arts, from Frances Morris as the new director of Tate Modern to Sarah Munro at Baltic, gender equality and the underrepresentation of female artists in the UK’s major art galleries has been put in the spotlight. Dany Louise speaks to female gallery directors who are making sure that the issue gets the attention it deserves.
My work throughout this year has been connected to the power of the moon, in particular looking at feminist issues relating to the representation of the moon as goddesses, and her role in gender equality through time. The moon symbolizes […]
With International Women’s Day 2016 on Tuesday 8 March, we highlight a selection of exhibitions and events by women taking place across the UK.
As International Women’s Day 2015 approaches, we highlight talks, events and performances taking place through the UK in the days preceding and on Sunday 8 March.
Why is gender inequality still rife in the visual arts and why are so many women in the arts still ‘scared’ of feminism? As a new exhibition opens at the artist-led Airspace Gallery in Stoke, Dany Louise is looking for answers.