296 pages | 13 B/W Illus.
This groundbreaking text brings together experts in the field of visual art markets to answer some fundamental questions:
Providing readers with an understanding of the challenges facing art market 'makers' (dealers, auctioneers, collectors and artists) and the decision-making process experienced by market 'players' and investors, this exciting text merges the key theories with examples of practice in a highly accessible style.
Written by an international array of experts from the US, the UK and China, this book is essential reading for all those studying or interested in art markets and management.
1. Introduction 2. A Hybrid Discipline: International Arts Management 3. Religion, History, Money 4. The International Art Market5. Tax Matters6. Putting a Price to Art 7. The American Art Market8. Emerging Art Markets9. World Taste in Chinese Art10. International and National Control of the Illicit Trade in Works of Art and Antiquities 11. Current Concerns in the Art Market and Arts Management 12. Business and Network Models Employed to Explain the Art Market13. Conclusion