Bloomberg Details Banks’ Role in Supporting Contemporary Art

November 19th, 2020

Bloomberg has a piece this week detailing banks’ increasingly large role in supporting the arts. “From the 1950s onward, bankers needed to create a new and positive image for themselves, and I think bankers like [Chase Manhattan’s] David Rockefeller were really aware of the fact that they could use art to that end,” says Arnold Witte, an associate professor in cultural policy at the University of Amsterdam.

Read more at Bloomberg