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Champagne Life

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“Though women artists are far better represented in contemporary art now, in terms of the number of women artists that are having their work exhibited and shown, there remains a glass ceiling that needs to be addressed.” – Nigel Hurst, the chief executive of Saatchi gallery. 20131021122612_virgile_ittah_regarding_the_pain_of_another_side It's hardly news that women are woefully under-represented in a number of worlds – the art one especially – but it is also hardly new news to anyone at all in tune with current media that feminism (although an extremely worthy cause) is somewhat of a 'hashtag' at the moment. sigrid_holmwood_lye Champagne Life is the Saatchi gallery's first ever all-women show. Amonngst the fourteen artists on show are; Sigrid HolmwoodSeung Ah Paik and Alice Anderson. Let's hope that this isn't a case of 'champagne feminism' – exhibiting and promoting a random mix of female artists simply for the sake of sound bites. www.saatchigallery.com 20141208121638_BulajicJelenaAliseLange29.7x21cm


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