Christina Rees and Brandon Zech discuss the proliferation of private museums in the U.S.
“Nowadays, museums are trying to figure out what the public wants and will show up for, and there’s a kind of need for the spectacular. These private museums have the money and the means to make those shows happen in a way public museums don’t.”
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