Results are in from The Art Newspaper’s 17th annual survey of art museum attendance figures, and it’s good to see such large figures.
Among the high numbers: The Metropolitan Museum of Art drew in 326,000 more visitors than last year; “Designing the Lincoln Memorial,” at the National Gallery of Art, attracted a total of 2.9 million visitors; and the Tokyo National Museum’s Hasegawa Tohaku show saw more than 12,000 daily visitors.
Top 10 Exhibitions:
- “Hasegawa Tohaku,” Tokyo National Museum, Tokyo
- “Post-Impressionism: from the Musée d’Orsay,” National Art Center Tokyo, Tokyo
- “Designing the Lincoln Memorial,” National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
- “Hasegawa Tohaku,” Kyoto National Museum, Kyoto
- “Van Gogh: the Adventure of Becoming an Artist,” National Art Center Tokyo, Tokyo
- “The Original Copy: Photography of Sculpture,” Museum of Modern Art, New York
- “Harmony and Integrity: Yongzheng Emperor,” National Palace Museum, Taipei
- “Picasso in the Metropolitan Museum of Art,” Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
- “Marina Abramovic: the Artist is Present,” Museum of Modern Art, New York
- “Falnama: the Book of Omens,” Freer and Sackler Galleries, Washington D.C.
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