“‘It’s evolved to where we seek corporate funding for all our shows,’ said Richard Oldenburg, the director of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. ‘It’s getting harder now, because there’s more competition and the shows are more expensive.’ Yet many people warn that this trend has eroded the quality of the art shown in museums across the country. The pressure on art museums to produce exhibitions that promote a positive corporate image, these critics say, has caused museums to shun challenging new art in favor of ‘safe’ shows with no overtones of debate.”
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