From The Boardroom to the Gallery, Women Shut Out

| Contributed | Written by : Janice Sands  |

Nicholas D. Kristof wrote in his recent New York Times "Twitter, Women and Power", that, on the eve of Twitter's IPO, it has become abundantly clear that the organization's board suffers from a huge gender imbalance. Not a single woman sits on Twitter's board -- an all too familiar trend, as Kristof points out, as women comprise only 18 percent of board seats among Fortune 500 companies.

Women Are in the News

| Art of The Times | Written by : Janice Sands  |

Featured on page 7 of the fall season issue of Art of The Times.


The Past and Present Reality of Inequality for Women Artists is Being Considered Around the World

| In the Media  |

The past and present reality of inequality for women artists is being considered around the world

Facebook’s New Policy Erases the Ads, Not the Hate, Critics Say

| In the Media | Written by : Devon Glenn  |

Facebook is changing its review process to protect brands from having their advertising placed next to violent, sexual, or otherwise objectionable content, but critics say that the policy does not go far enough to remove the content altogether.

Towards Gender Parity: Quality and Fairness in the Art Market

| In the Media | Written by : Janice Sands  |

In January of this year, the Rema Hort Mann Foundation staged a lively panel discussion on the enduring disenfranchisement of women in the art market, moderated by the foundation’s director, Quang Bao. In response to Bao’s essay accompanying the podcast of the panel here at artcritical, Janice Sands offers her perspective on gender parity as director of Pen and Brush, the 119-year old nonprofit women’s art organization.