South Korea Boasts Highest Number of Private Art Museums in World

January 19th, 2016

Leeum Samsung Museum of Art in Seoul, via Art NewspaperSouth Korea has topped the list of countries with the most private art museums, boasting an impressive 45 institutions, out of 317 in the world.  “Before our research, we found a lot of guessing and exaggeration on the situation of private contemporary art museums and at the same time we found very little data available,” says Christoph Noe, the founder of Larry’s List and an author of the report. “Our motivation for the study was to get the facts first and to conduct a study as detailed as possible, directly also engaging with the private museum founders.” Read more at Art Newspaper