Visitor Figures 2017

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Art's Most Popular: exhibition and museum visitor figures 2017

The Art Newspaper's exclusive annual survey ranks the world's most visited shows, reveals the most cultured city in the US, and explains the secrets behind naming a blockbuster

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The world's most popular exhibition? Ancient sculptures in Tokyo versus Modern masters in Paris

Plus record crowds in US, UK and Australia

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Ranked: the top ten most popular shows in their categories from around the world

Including Old Masters, Asian, Post-Impressionist and Modern

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How museums can double their visitor numbers—featuring DJs at the Musée Guimet in Paris

Think differently and "belong to the public"

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What is the most cultured city in the US?

Think Grand Rapids, Bentonville or Houston—but not New York

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The price of gallery-going in London—and how it compares with Paris and New York

Blockbuster shows don't come cheap

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Why choosing a name for an exhibition is anything but straightforward

Active or passive? With or without a colon?

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Infographic: how exhibition titles compare, then and now

Can you spot the difference?