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Value of Art
Now available in an updated paperback edition, this fascinating and critically acclaimed book explains the market for art - and art's value for all of us.
$12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art
Why would a smart New York investment banker pay twelve million dollars for the decaying, stuffed carcass of a shark?
Dark Side of the Boom: The Excesses of the Art Market in the 21st Century
Drawing on a series of tenaciously wrought interviews with artists, collectors, lawyers, bankers and convicted artist forgers, the author charts the voracious commodification of artists and art objects, and art's position in the clandestine puzzle of the highest echelons of global capital.
Christie's: The Jewellery Archives Revealed
Full access to Christie's archives has been granted, resulting in the inclusion of previously unseen material and images in the telling of the stories of the world's great jewellery collections.
Talking Art: The Culture of Practice and the Practice of Culture in Mfa Education
Gary Fine opens up the contemporary art practice MFA and finds that it's mostly about theorizing and arguing about art, and very little about actually making it.
Breakfast at Sotheby's: An A-Z of the Art World
A revealing exploration of how art acquires its financial value.
Out of this Century - Confessions of an Art Addict: The Autobiography of Peggy Guggenheim
The autobiography of a society heiress who became the bohemian doyenne of the art world.
Ultimate Concept Art Career Guide
An extensive guide to developing an exciting concept art career featuring advice and insights from top industry professionals and studios.
Wages Against Artwork: Decommodified Labor and the Claims of Socially Engaged Art
Leigh Claire La Berge shows how socially engaged art responds to and critiques what she calls decommodified labor-the slow diminishment of wages alongside an increase of demands of work-as a way to work toward social justice and economic equality.
Sell Online Like a Creative Genius: A Guide for Artists, Entrepreneurs, Inventors, and Kindred Spirits
How to sell art or anything else online without leaving your home.
Commissioning Contemporary Art: A Handbook for Curators, Collectors and Artists
Provides a guide to commissioning contemporary art. This text is supplemented with copious quotations and insights from some of the best-known artists, curators, commissioners and museum directors, including Nicholas Serota, Hans Ulrich Obrist, and Jeff Koonss.
Art in Renaissance Italy 1350-1500
The Italian Renaissance is a pivotal episode in the history of Western culture. This book discusses a range of works from across Italy, examines the issues of materials, workshop practices and artist-patron relationships, and explores the ways in which visual imagery related to contemporary sexual, social and political behaviour.
Contemporary Art: A Very Short Introduction
What is 'contemporary' about contemporary art? Who is really running the art world? This controversial and witty exploration of the dramatic changes that have taken place in the art world since the fall of the Berlin Wall provides a critical look at the reasons for the current art boom, and reveals the politics behind the business.
Arts Dividend: Why Investment in Culture Pays
An illuminating account of the importance of public investment in arts and culture
Antiquities: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)
The destruction of ancient monuments by the Taliban and the Islamic State have shocked observers worldwide. Art historian Maxwell Anderson's Antiquities: What Everyone Needs to Know (R) analyzes continuing threats to our heritage as well as a balanced account of treaties and laws, collections past and present, forgeries, and other controversial issues.
Photography and the Art Market
An essential guide to the state of the market for art photography today.
Frage-Antwort-Strukturen Im Politischen Fernsehinterview: Zur Responsivitaet Von Antwortsequenzen Politischer Akteure in Den Sommerinterviews Von Ard Und Zdf
Welche Wahrscheinlichkeit ist im Rahmen eines politischen Fernsehinterviews gegeben, dass politische Akteure auf journalistische Fragen antworten? Durch eine Einteilung der Antwort-Sequenzen in Grade von Responsivitat, die durch eine Orientierung an der sprachlichen Oberflache herausgearbeitet werden, kann das Buch hierauf eine Antwort geben.
Dark Matter: Art and Politics in the Age of Enterprise Culture
Shows that the elite of the art world are sustained by new forms and styles created by artists outside the mainstream.
Rise of the Modern Art Market in London: 1850-1939
The first study of how the art market developed in London and made the city the capital of the international trade in art. -- .
Living and Sustaining a Creative Life: Essays by 40 Working Artists
Includes forty essays that are written in the artists' own voices and take the form of narratives, statements, and interviews.
Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, and the World of Elizabethan Art: Painting and Patronage at the Court of Elizabeth I
Presents the survey of aristocratic art-collecting and patronage in Elizabethan England, as seen through the activities of Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester (ca. 1532-1588).
Peggy Guggenheim: The Shock of the Modern
Art Business Today: 20 Key Topics
Art Business Today: 20 Key Topics is an accessible and comprehensive companion to the business of art written by leading experts in the field, many of them based at Sotheby's Institute of Art. It is an essential reference book for students in the areas of art business, arts management, the creative and cultural industries, art history, and general
Pietro Bembo and the Intellectual Pleasures of a Renaissance Writer and Art Collector
Art of Buying Art: How to evaluate and buy art like a professional collector
A completely updated edition of this classic work on how to research, evaluate, price and buy art, for anyone.
Orange Balloon Dog: Bubbles, Turmoil and Avarice in the Contemporary Art Market
A fascinating explanation, through the field of behavioural economics, for the phenomena that is behind the incredible value of contemporary art.
Talking Art: The Culture of Practice and the Practice of Culture in Mfa Education
Gary Fine opens up the contemporary art practice MFA and finds that it's mostly about theorizing and arguing about art, and very little about actually making it.
Models of Integrity: Art and Law in Post-Sixties America
Worth of Art 2
High Price - Art Between the Market and Celebrity Culture
Social Impact of the Arts: An Intellectual History
An intellectual history of contrasting ideas around the power of the arts to bring about personal and societal change - for better and worse. A fascinating account of the value and functions of the arts in society, in both the private sphere of individual emotions and self-development and public sphere of politics and social distinction.
Chinese Antiquities: An Introduction to the Art Market
Chinese Antiquities: An Introduction to the Art Market provides an essential guide to the growing market for Chinese antiquities, encompassing all sectors of the market, from Classical Chinese paintings and calligraphy to ceramics, jade, bronze and ritual sculpture.
Value of Arts for Business
Organisations often assume that the arts have nothing to offer from a business perspective. The Value of Arts for Business challenges this view by showing how the arts, in the form of Arts-based Initiatives (ABIs), can be used to enhance value-creation capacity and boost business performance.
Collecting Art for Love, Money and More
The first book to fully and candidly address the art of collecting fine art.
Behind Closed Doors
How to Sell Your Art Online: Live a Successful Creative Life on Your Own Terms
Great Masters and Unicorns: The Story of an Art Dealer Dynasty
"Every decent household should have a narwhal tusk." - Lehmann Bernheimer
Going Once: 250 Years of Culture, Taste and Collecting at Christie's
A celebration of evolving taste, told through the stories behind 250 objects sold by the world's largest auction house
Art Collecting Legal Handbook: International Series
Business of Creativity: How to Build the Right Team for Success
Thannhauser Gallery: Marketing Van Gogh
Artist as Culture Producer: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life
Sequel to: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life.
Auctioneer: Adventures in the Art Trade
In this groundbreaking work, the legendary Simon de Pury offers an intimate look at the art world and its most famous collectors.
Auctioning Lucian Freud and Francis Bacon: Oil Painting Sales 1990-2016
The fourth in the Nobile Index series, this publication explores the auction history of Francis Bacon and Lucian Freud since 1990.
History of the Western Art Market: A Sourcebook of Writings on Artists, Dealers, and Markets
Japanese Dolls: The Fascinating World of Ningyo
Japanese Dolls: The Fascinating World of Ningyo, is a wealth of information for Japanese art collectors, Asian doll collectors and doll enthusiasts of all levels and interests.
New Art, New Markets
This fully revised second edition updates the reader on rapidly evolvingmarkets. As well as surveying emerging art markets throughout the world, thebook is concerned with how value in non-Western contemporary art is constructedlargely by external political events and economic factors rather than aestheticconsiderations.
Mr Chow: 50 Years
Celebrating 50 years of fine food and great company, this sumptuously illustrated book takes readers on a fabulous journey through the Chow Dynasty.
Artist's Guide to Selling Work