Good Reads. What Does Diversity In The Art World Look Like?

Whitney Musuem, Whitney Biennial

“Earlier this week the Whitney released their highly anticipated artist list for the 2014 Biennial, announcing the lucky 103 artists whose work would be featured in the museum’s epic exhibition.

We found 48% of the participants to be white men and 29% to be white women. Furthermore, 7.4% of artists represented were of Asian descent, 3.7% were Latino and 1.8% hailed from the Middle East (approximately 20% of artists were born outside of the United States). And the total percentage of female artists? Thirty two.”