Private arts funding in Germany by Christina Wendenburg 1997 she founded, by art collectors Gottfried Bohmer and Michael Selbach with its spectacular art and exhibition projects for both the full-time job\”become and become well-known beyond Dusseldorf. Commitment and professional support for artists is almost unique that nationwide only with institutions such as the women’s Museum Bonn or the hidden Museum in Berlin,\”is similar. Hold the press and public relations, the coordination of exhibition spaces, the opening, the Festival activities, the invitation file, transport logistics, the conditioning work directories, the work promoting and catalog creation to collector contacts – all, what an exhibition helps to spectacular success. The so far alone, private and supported by generous sponsors without the help of society serves mainly the young of national and international artists with home in Germany, will decisively support their production and distribution conditions. The goal, to represent the artists with their excellent works properly and to familiarize a large audience, at the same time with their art in an appropriate atmosphere is promoted through lively dialogue between artists, representatives of the economy and society. This circle of friends opts for\”successful contacts and one active exchange of art lovers, carrying their enthusiasm to the outside, to achieve a growing interest. \”Programmes and objectives the society friends of the arts of Duesseldorf Berlin New York\” especially the large gaps in the public art wants to close and appeal to American model on the sense of responsibility of every citizen to the art.
Because in the United States, 90% of all cultural projects to which belongs also the operation and the maintenance of museums and theatres, are financed by private donors. That doesn’t mean the the State from responsibility for the art but it makes it clear to steal the without private initiative not urgently needed cultural promotion more takes place. This wide gap fills the society friends of the arts.