Fighting For Women Artists – Have The Guerrilla Girls Helped?

Since the 80s, the Guerrilla Girls have been protesting the lack of representation of women artists. “They say it’s amazing how little has changed: in 2005, they conducted some fresh research into European collections, and found that, even where museums owned significant amounts of work by female artists, it was all in the basement. To coincide with last September’s Venice Biennale, they released the following statistics: of 1,238 artworks exhibited by the major Venice spaces, fewer than 40 are by women.”