One masterpiece can go a long way
An interesting development that underpins the problems that lack of sufficient funding for public institutions and the buying power of corporate collections poses for Exhibitions curators.
“There might be less money to organise exhibitions in many US museums, but by borrowing one masterpiece, putting it on display, and so turning a single work into a star attraction, several are stretching their budgets a long way.”
Caravaggio’s “The Fortune Teller” at the Speed Art Museum in Louisville, Kentucky, proved a big draw
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