Does public support make a difference, and for whom?
AbstractThe paper discusses the impact of gender on the income level and public support of artists in Finland. The empirical data is based on a research project carried out in the Arts Council of Finland. The data discussed in this paper indicated that the average income level of women artists is lower than their male colleagues. There was, however, no significant evidence of a gender bias in the distribution of public support for artists. The variation in the economic situation of artists seems to be notably stronger according to art form than according to gender. Copyright Kluwer Academic Publishers 1996
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Volume (Year): 20 (1996)
Issue (Month): 4 (December)
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