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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Moulin's research method of interviewing the key players (dealers, private collectors, museum curators, and critics) ... collector Adam Lindemann (2006), based on his own collecting decisions and access to interviews with key players.
Indeed many dealers buy their stock at auction; and auctioneers recognize that a significant portion of their lots are bought by dealers (for stock or representing private collectors). Dealers can view the two-way charges collected by ...
This is due to the rise of commercial exchanges, such as exhibition collaborations with for-profit organizations and over revenue generation schemes and relationships with private collectors and corporate sponsors (AAMD 2001a, 2001b, ...
They suggest that buyers seek professional advice and guidance in starting and building a collection and maintaining its ... in advising private banks on integrating art into their overall wealth management strategy for private clients.
Issues of corporate governance and public accountability were raised in relations between private collectors (such as Saatchi, who was a Tate Patron and owner of works by Schnabel, a highly collectible artist in the 1980s) and public ...