Why is it important to divide artists according to their biological sex, their attributed at birth gender? In itself, it is not. Or rather, it would not be if throughout history there had not been a gigantic cultural bias that led to the predilection of AMAB talents. Words and concepts such as AMAB (Assigned Male At Birth), cultural bias and biological sex are now within the reach of anyone with an internet connection, enough curiosity and common sense but, without even going too far back in world history and in art, the movement of universal recognition of talent regardless that is occurring today would not have been possible without the battles and strength of the activists of yesterday.
Women in Art
Having a conversation about Gender Gap in 2021 seems old school rhetoric and for this reason many people are still ignoring it. The numbers are speaking for themselves and I personally find them quite shocking. According to the National Museum of Women in the Arts, established in Washington DC, there are some serious discrepancies in the art market