The Financial Times Looks at the Trend Towards Private Art Museums and the Collectors Who Start Them

December 16th, 2015

The Financial Times looks at the increasing number of private, collector-operated museums worldwide, and the appeal for collectors to have dedicated space to show their work. “If I didn’t have the museum, a lot of artists probably wouldn’t be interested [in selling to me]. They wouldn’t give me their best pieces,” says collector Harald Falckenberg. “This way I’m not buying them for myself. I don’t feel I really own them. In any case I have a certain responsibility to Germany.”Read more at FT