The Guerrilla Girls’ 1986 Report Card  (left) with Pussy Galore’s 2015 Report Card (right). (Photo: Maura Reilly/Facebook)
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Art World Abstracts: Women Still Underrepresented by New York Galleries, and More!

Feminist Art Collective Pussy Galore has tallied up the percentage of women represented by major New York galleries, and, much like the Guerrilla Girls tally card from 1986 that it’s modeled after, the numbers are pretty pathetic. Hyperallergic’s Jillian Steinhauer points out some of the top offenders: Tony Shafrazi Gallery represents only 5 percent women, Marlborough Gallery represents 7 percent, and Sperone Westwater represents 9 percent. It’s not all disheartening though. Mary Boone has upped its roster from 0 women in 1986 to 17 percent today, and Marian Goodman similarly from 1 woman to 23 percent.

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