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posted by CAA — Sep 25, 2019

Installation view of Women Take the Floor at the MFA Boston, an effort to dedicate more space to women’s artworks. Only 4 percent of the art acquired by the museum between 2008 to 2018 was by women—3,788 of 90,215 works. Image: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, via New York Times

Female Artists Made Little Progress in Museums Since 2008, Survey Finds

New data shows that in the last ten years, only 11% of all work acquired by top US museums was by women. (New York Times)

The Getty Trust Will Spend $100 Million to Protect Archaeological Sites Around the World From Climate Change and Sectarian Violence

The organization’s ambitious new initiative includes conservation efforts, scholarship programs, publications, and exhibitions. (artnet News)

‘It’s About Time!’ Betye Saar’s Long Climb to the Summit

The artist’s solo exhibition at MoMA will debut with the reopening of the newly expanded museum on October 21. (New York Times)

How Much Does an Adjunct Actually Make?

“What if everyone just told their students how much they got paid?” According to a 2015 study, one in five part-time faculty members live below the federal poverty line. (Hyperallergic)

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