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#Next100Years: A Woman’s Place is in the Gallery

Gender segregation in art schools, barring from life drawing classes, and no elected women in the Royal Academy of the Arts (RA): by the time a proportion of women won the right to vote, they had emerged from a century of discrimination and underrepresentation in the arts world.  And they …

The Pecking Order of Progress

Across science and the arts, the first people to achieve something new–first to discover new countries, first flight, first on the moon–are overwhelmingly male. Not only that, but they are overwhelmingly white, straight, cisgender and of a relatively high social and economic standing. In the hierarchy of human achievement, there’s no question …