The Art Business
Routledge, 2008 M08 28 - 246 páginas
By the time you read this book, the art world may have witnessed the sale of its first $500 million painting. Whilst for some people money is anathema to art this is clearly a wealthy international industry, and a market with its own conventions and pressures.
Drawing on the vast experience of Sotheby’s Institute of Art, The Art Business exposes the realities of the commercial trade in fine art and antiques. Attention is devoted to the role of auction houses, commercial galleries and art museums as key institutions, with the text divided into four thematic sections covering:
This book provides a thorough examination of contemporary issues in the art business, and the mechanisms and influences which underpin its evolution. It is essential reading for students of art history or international business, or anyone with an interest in pursuing a career in this area.
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By the time you read this book, the art world may have witnessed the sale of its first $500 million painting. While for some people money is anathema to art, this is clearly a wealthy international industry, and a market with its own ...
David Bellingham is programme director of the MA in Art Business at Sotheby's Institute of Art London, ... director of the MA in Contemporary Art, Sotheby's Institute of Art London and a London correspondent for Flash Art International.
Iain Robertson is head of art business studies at Sotheby's Institute of Art, London. He is an Asia correspondent for the international edition of The Art Newspaper and a regular contributor to the Australian Art Market Report, ...
The art market has grown spectacularly in both volume and value in the past few years. ... The Art Business is both an essential guide and a welcome sequel to Understanding International Art Markets and Management (2005).
It is not possible to measure with any particular accuracy the X international art market or reach any conclusions regarding overall competition because dealer and auction firms frequently do not report annual totals for auction sales, ...