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How the rich hurt the museums they fund

Donors are only interested in financing their own institutions so traditional museums have to be even more aggressive to win their dollars
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 05:50

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The recent announcement of a wrenching round of layoffs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has sent a shiver through the museum world.

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THE recent announcement of a wrenching round of layoffs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has sent a shiver through the museum world. Yet as recently as March, the Met seemed to be on a roll, when it opened a flashy contemporary art annex, the Met Breuer.

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