An exhibit at the Baltimore Museum of Art in Baltimore, Maryland, the US. The museum will buy only works by women for a year as a step to addressing a huge gender imbalance in the artists its collection represents. Photo: AFP via Getty Images

US art museum to only buy works by women in 2020, as it starts to address gender imbalance in its collection

  • Like most museums, the Baltimore Museum of Art has hardly any works by women. It will buy only women’s art for a year, and showcase the works it has already
  • Critics say a lot more needs doing, and director agrees it’s only a small step, but hopes Baltimore’s example reverberates through the art museum world
Topic |   Art
An exhibit at the Baltimore Museum of Art in Baltimore, Maryland, the US. The museum will buy only works by women for a year as a step to addressing a huge gender imbalance in the artists its collection represents. Photo: AFP via Getty Images
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