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Obituary: François-Xavier Nève de Mévergnies (1946-2022)

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our colleague François-Xavier Nève de Mévergnies in April. He was a teacher of linguistics, phonetics and phonology at the University of Liège, and a prolific author, with books on subjects ranging from La puissance militaire soviétique to more than 50 books for children.

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Novi Sad Citizens Choose

The Gallery of Matica Srpska in Novi Sad decided to open its collection and offer it to fellow citizens through works of art – in the space of our Gallery they tell the story of themselves and their city. The exhibition tells a story of Novi Sad citizens about their life, childhood and desires reflected through selected works from the Gallery art depot and shows that the museum is a place for everyone, and that the Gallery and its collection, seen through the eyes of citizens, can be one of the possible representations of fine arts in the contemporary world.

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Article: “The funding for Danish museums does not predominately come from taxes anymore” by Peter Thor Andersen

During the last three decades the total income per year for all Danish museums (museums subsidized with state funding according to the Danish Museum Law) has changed from 121 million euro to 361 million euro (in fixed prices 2021 level). This impressing growth is not a result of public spending (funding from state and municipality). Instead, it is a result of a dramatic change in the total income from other sources such as tickets, purchase of goods in the museum shop etc. as well as private foundations. (…)

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