Art market destroys museum collections


Art and business, cartoon

From the Los Angeles Times in the USA:

The aggressive [art] market is operating as a passive but powerful vacuum, literally tearing important paintings and sculptures from public walls and civic galleries.

Current levels of public protection are not strong enough, and we risk the loss of irreplaceable treasures.

Standards need to change.

2 thoughts on “Art market destroys museum collections

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