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Art- funded by everyone, for the benefit of art lovers.
Art is a massive private industry, there is no need or good from public subsidies of Art.
- Art was thriving well before government started funding it.
- Art had to appeal to people, rather than to Govt. or bureaucrats
- Shakespeare in his day was commercially successful, today the royal Shakespeare company gets 50% of its funding from Government. It doesn't even have to write the plays.
- State crowds out private funding