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R oaring times for the visual arts industry Nismal ajls aje Õgmjis`if_ T he visual arts contribute U S $ 3 b T he challenge of securing a future for T h e annu al art mark et in London h as gross value added to the U K visual arts b een est imat ed at U S $ 1 3 . 2 b ( second economy each year, and emp loy more H ow ever, over t h e last t h ree y ears, 7 1 % aft er N ew Y ork ) . N ew art fairs in London, than 3 7 , 0 0 0 p eop le of art ist s ex h ib it ing in pu b licly fu nded su ch as F riez e and Z oo, h ave at t ract ed a In fact , t h e sect or h as st rong link s galleries received no fee for t h eir w ork . In large nu mb er of visit ors. Conseq u ent ly , w it h ot h er creat ive indu st ries su ch as fact , 5 9 % did not even receive pay ment cont emporary art h as never b een as arch it ect u re, design, advert ising and for t h eir ex penses, leaving t h em not hohmlar or ak `i_` hrofile ak it ik today t h e compu t er games b u siness. T o t ak e a only u npaid b u t ou t - of- pock et w h en in E ngland. M aj or venu es and fest ivals concret e ex ample: in 2 0 1 3 , t h e 5 0 0 , 0 0 0 present ing ex h ib it ions for t h e pu b lic all over t h e cou nt ry h ave t ransformed vikitork to t`e @ehoort` Oacefield 9rt t o enj oy , according t o a P ay ing Art ist s t h e sect or in t h e past t w o decades, and G allery ( locat ed in Y ork sh ire) du ring st u dy ( Securing a Future for the Visual several visu al art s ecosy st ems h ave itk firkt year contriZmted an ektieated Arts in the UK) . F ift y - seven percent of emerged in places ou t side London. U S $ 1 5 . 6 m t o t h e local economy in art ist s generat e less t h an a q u art er of Increasing nu mb ers of people are b u y ing Oacefield& 9n econoeic iehact ktmdy of t h eir income t h rou gh t h eir art . T h e resu lt art for t`e firkt tiee& t h e Y ork sh ire S cu lpt u re P ark est imat ed is a loss of art : 6 3 % of art ist s h ave h ad Also, t h ere are more t h an 5 0 million it s annu al cont rib u t ion t o t h e local t o t u rn dow n req u est s from galleries t o visit s t o t h e U K ’ s galleries and mu seu ms economy t o b e U S $ 7 . 8 m, according t o ex h ib it t h eir w ork b ecau se t h ey cannot a y ear, inclu ding more t h an 7 million b y t h e Local G overnment Associat ion. afford t o do so w it h ou t pay . overseas t ou rist s. | Cultural times L`e Õrst _dobad eah o^ cudturad an\ creatine in\ustries -)

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