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$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?
Out of This Century: Confessions of an Art Addict
This is the fascinating autobiography of a society heiress who became the bohemian doyenne of the art world. She amassed one of the most important collections of early twentieth century European and American art embracing cubism, surrealism and expressionism.
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.
Photography and the Art Market
An essential guide to the state of the market for art photography today.
Breakfast at Sotheby's: An A-Z of the Art World
A revealing exploration of how art acquires its financial value.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Models of Integrity: Art and Law in Post-Sixties America
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
Essential Guide to Business for Artists and Designers
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.
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.
Men from the Ministry: How Britain Saved Its Heritage
Between 1900 and 1950 the British state amassed a huge collection of over 800 historic buildings, monuments and historic sites and opened them to the public. This book explains why the collecting frenzy took place. It locates it in the fragile and nostalgic atmosphere of the interwar years, dominated by neo-romanticism and cultural protectionism.
A-Z of the International Art Market: The Essential Guide to Customs, Conventions and Practice
It is estimated that there are over 300,000 companies involved in the world's art market, employing around 2.8 million people. But the art world carries a veneer of mystery and secrecy that many people find daunting, and the language used by market insiders can be alienating and confusing to those new to the art market. The A-Z of the International Art Market not only clarifies useful terms and definitions, but also represents a significant contribution to the fast-developing processes of transparency and democratisation in the global art business., Comprising art market terms and core concepts - both historical and contemporary - this book is a long-awaited reference source that offers a unique introduction to a dynamic business sector. The A-Z of the International Art Market provides an accessible and thorough insight into critical areas of market practice and custom that anyone involved in the art market will find useful and enlightening.
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.
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.
High Price - Art Between the Market and Celebrity Culture
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
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.
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.
Visualisierungen Von Gewalt: Beitraege Zu Film, Theater Und Literatur
Die einzelnen Beitrage entschlusseln die komplexen Konstellationen der unterschiedlichen Visualisierungen von Gewalt in filmischen und literarischen Narrationen. Sie heben unterdruckte oder ausgegrenzte Diskurse hervor und fragen nach der Stellung des Zuschauers.
Antiquities in Motion - From Excavation Sites to Renaissance Collections
An exciting new approach to understanding the trade of antiquities in early modern Rome traces the journey of objects from discovery to display.
Worth of Art 2
Worth of Art: Pricing the Priceless
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.
King's Pictures: The Formation and Dispersal of the Collections of Charles I and His Courtiers
In the 17th century, masterpieces by Titian, Raphael and Leonardo, were the objects of fervent pursuit by art connoisseurs. The author traces the fate of collections extracted from Italy, Spain and France by King Charles I and his circle which, after a brief stay in Britain, were largely dispersed to princely galleries across the Continent.
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
Auctioneers Who Made Art History
The history of the art auction and its protagonists
Studio Craft as Career: A Guide to Achieving Excellence in Art-making
Understanding Art Markets: Inside the world of art and business
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
Auctioneer's Lot: Triumphs and Disasters at Christie's
Art Collecting Legal Handbook: International Series
Business of Creativity: How to Build the Right Team for Success
Art and the Global Economy
Analyzes major changes in the global art world that have emerged in the last twenty years including structural shifts in the global art market; the proliferation of international art fairs, biennials and blockbuster exhibitions; and the internationalization of the scope of contemporary art.
Thannhauser Gallery: Marketing Van Gogh
Artist as Culture Producer: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life
Sequel to: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life.