Art Galleries Face Pressure to Fund Museum Shows
Galleries have always provided scholarly support for museums exhibiting their artists' work. Now they're expected to provide money, too. In today's exploding art market, amid diminishing corporate donations and mounting exhibition costs, nonprofit museums have been leaning more heavily on commercial galleries for larger amounts of money - anywhere from $5,000 to $200,000 each time - to help pay for shows featuring work by artists the galleries represent.
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