The Latest from American Women Artists

Carrie Waller Abundance

Art of the West introduces its January/February 2016 issue with very relevant editorial commentary on collectors’ perception of gender in fine art…

In their opening editorial, Allan J. Duerr and Thomas F. Tierney, publishers of Art of the West magazine, bring up the disparity between artworks by male artists historically being valued at much higher amounts than works by female artists; they also talk about the unbalance in the perception of collectors in judging a work of art by gender, rather than merit and excellence.