Artnet News, Featured image: Yayoi Kusama - Interminable Net #4, 1959. Top 10 most expensive female artists at auction. //default prefix is 'artnet_newsletter_' + 'Signup failed. var a = this.serializeArray(); The gender trap. In 2018, the Top 5 artists (by auction turnover) born after 1978 include three women. + '
' } } Featured image: Julie Mehretu - Black Ground (Deep Light), 2006. } expiration_minutes: 5 + '<\/div>' Mary Cassatt - The Bath, 1890-1891. Through her art, she expressed themes of loneliness and conflict, frustration and vulnerability. initNewsletterSignup(); $(function() { Who Are the Most Expensive Women Artists at Auction? See: “O’Keeffe Painting Sells for $44 Million at Sotheby’s, Sets Record for Work by Female Artist”, “Joan Mitchell Leads the Pack at Bonhams Sale”, “Once Again… Where Are All the Women Artists?”, “Beatriz Milhazes and Mario Garcia Torres Show Boldly at the Pérez Art Museum“. The total turnover for the artist's works is $80,413,724, with the majority being sold in the price range of between $1m and $5m (a total of 15), while 4 went for over $5m. Auction turnover: $10,317,602 American-born painter Mary Cassatt spent most of her life in France, where she was amongst the only female artists to exhibit with the Impressionists. A British contemporary artist, Cecily Brown embraces both representational and abstract elements, creating sensual depictions of figures and nudes. + '