Luis Monreal, director of La Caixa, has a national-sized budget to spend
The Spanish savings bank, had an operating budget of $67.64 million in 1993, of which $11.87 million was spent on visual arts projects
The end of the Grands Projets
France's culture budget will see a 2.5% drop in real terms next year
Corporations favour political correctness
Arts sponsorship is increasingly associated with marketing concerns rather than disinterested corporate philanthropy
Has the recession spelled the end of arts sponsorships by French companies, or just wiser spending?
Admical offers a number of explanations as to why figures have declined
The smoking dilemma: will Philip Morris's art support outlive its critics?
The tobacco giant remains one of the most important private funders of the arts in the US
The mechanics of sponsorship: an interview with one of the UK's biggest exhibition sponsors
James Joll of the international media giant Pearson plc explains the who, what, why and quid pro quo of corporate involvement in the arts