South Korea tops global list for private art museums

The Art Newspaper | Alexandra Seno:

South Korea has the highest number of private art museums in the world, according to a new report. The country has 45 such institutions, with no fewer than 13 in Seoul, making the South Korean capital the world’s top private museum city. The Private Art Museum Report, an international research project initiated by the art collector database Larry’s List and Art Market Monitor of Artron, is one of the first systematic efforts to understand the rapid rise of private museums over the past decade… Read more 

Image: The private Leeum Samsung Museum of Art in Seoul