What exhibitions attracted the most viewers worldwide? Check out these figures. Here's an interesting overview of global trends in exhibition attendance. I was surprised to learn that Brazil has become such a hub of art tourism.
According the these surveys, art viewership expanded by about 50% from the mid 1990s. Attendance at some of the most popular shows approaches 10,000 viewers per day. Has art viewing taken on a different character? How do you see experience art in the context of such mass viewing?