The Rise of the Private Art “Museum”

From the New Yorker, an interesting look at a number of private art museums in Europe. In the face of the inability of public galleries to compete with private buyers in a market dominated by auction houses and the consolidation of art as commodity it’s no small surprise to see an escalation in the number of private art museums, including our own MONA.

Read the full article here

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“This building isn’t meant for art,” Christian Boros said. “How the art fights against the ugly building is very interesting to me.” Credit Photograph by Wolfgang Stahr/laif/Redux

Image courtesy @ The New Yorker

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