Women Outnumber Men at Art School – Why Do More Men Make it Into Galleries?
A new report released by the Freelands Foundation has found that while more women (66%) are enrolling in postgraduate study in the creative arts and design this figure is effectively reversed for commercial gallery representation. In 2018, 68% of artists represented by major commercial galleries were men. – report via Frieze news desk
The Contemporary Art Society acquires an evocative photograph by John Akomfrah for the Mead Art Gallery
The Contemporary Art Society has acquired a photographic print by John Akomfrah for the Mead Art Gallery, University of Warwick Art Collection. John Akomfrah is an acclaimed filmmaker and artist known for his deeply moving works which reflect on diaspora, colonialism, migration and identity.
Fierce Festival: Performance Art for the End of the World
Sean Burns reviews Fierce Festival 2019 – via Frieze