The German government has announced a €16 million ($18.7 million) package to help the art market dig itself out of its current slump. The cash injection is intended to help the sector recover after a prolonged lockdown halted art fairs and collector spending.
A number of the region’s public art galleries have begun to reopen following a significant period of closure as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Visual artists can now apply for funding for digital production, communication and presentation from the NEUSTART KULTUR future program. State Minister for Culture Monika Grütters is providing a total of 2.5 million for this.
The Council for Culture is sticking to its advice to Minister Van Engelshoven (OCW) on the allocation of the 250,000 euros extra subsidy for public outreach to BAK Amsterdam and Framer Framed in Utrecht.
A new survey by Art Basel and UBS that looks at the pandemic’s impact on galleries found sizable staff cuts, including at galleries with net profits of $10 million or more.
El ministro de Cultura y Deporte, José Manuel Rodríguez Uribes, ha informado hoy de la activación de líneas de ayudas para el sector de las artes visuales contemporáneas por valor de 1,8 millones de euros.