Here are a few charts from the book After The Revolution: Women Who Transformed Contemporary Art. I know we can't literally blame everything thats ever gone wrong on the Bush administration but looking at these charts I feel like I could form a pretty good argument that the downward spike of shows and books by female artists in the 2000s had something to do with the mind set our country fell into in this last decade.
Gallery Shows By Male and Female Artists
Number of Museum Shows by Male and Female Artists
Number of Monographic Publications of Male and Female Artists