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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.
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.
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.
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.
Photography and the Art Market
An essential guide to the state of the market for art photography today.
$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: The Autobiography of Peggy Guggenheim
The autobiography of a society heiress who became the bohemian doyenne of the art world.
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.
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.
Models of Integrity: Art and Law in Post-Sixties America
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.
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.
Inside the Getty, Second Edition
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.
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.
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.
London and the Emergence of a European Art Market, 1780-1820
Showcasing diverse methodologies, this volume illuminates London's central role in the development of a European art market at the turn of the nineteenth century.
Sold to the Man With the Tin Leg
More tales of antiques, strangeness and charm from the country auctioneer
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.
Collecting Art for Love, Money and More
The first book to fully and candidly address the art of collecting fine art.
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).
How to Sell Your Art Online: Live a Successful Creative Life on Your Own Terms
Arts Dividend: Why Investment in Culture Pays
An illuminating account of the importance of public investment in arts and culture
Pietro Bembo and the Intellectual Pleasures of a Renaissance Writer and Art Collector
Artist as Culture Producer: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life
Sequel to: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life.
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.
Worth of Art 2
Speculation as a Mode of Production: Forms of Value Subjectivity in Art and Capital
An essential and detailed theorisation of capital's drive to self-expansion and the role of speculation in the shaping of subjectivity by value relations.
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.
Music's Modern Muse: A Life of Winnaretta Singer, Princesse de Polignac
A biography of Winnaretta Singer-Polignac, heiress to the Singer Sewing Machine fortune, who befriended and subsidized some of the most important musical and literary artists of the 20th Century, including Stravinsky, Proust, Ravel, Cocteau, and Colette.
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.
Pictures, Passions and Eye: A Life at Sotheby's
Fascinating insider's view into 40 years at Sotheby's, the international passion for Impressionism and the world of dealers and collectors.
Breakfast at Sotheby's: An A-Z of the Art World
A revealing exploration of how art acquires its financial value.
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.
Behind Closed Doors
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.
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
Peggy Guggenheim: The Shock of the Modern
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
Thannhauser Gallery: Marketing Van Gogh
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.
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.
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
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.
Managing Organisational Success in the Arts