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  • How to Start and Run a Commercial Art Galleryby Edward Winkleman

    Allworth Press 2010; US$ 24.95

    Aspiring and new art gallery owners can now find everything they need to plan and operate a successful art gallery in this comprehensive volume. Edward Winkleman draws on his years of experience to explain step by step how to start your new venture. Chapters detail how to: — write a business plan — find start-up capital — find your ideal locale —... more...

  • Pictures, Passions and Eyeby Michel Strauss

    Halban 2013; US$ 11.65

    Michel Strauss embarked on an enduring love affair at the age of six when he saw for the first time paintings by Manet, Monet and Degas: the passion aroused by these artists never left him. This passion, this ‘eye? as he calls it led to his becoming Head of the Impressionist Department at Sotheby?s where he remained for forty years. He describes the... more...

  • Big Bucks: The Explosion of the Art Market in the 21st Centuryby Ms Georgina Adam

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 35.00

    This highly readable and timely book explores the transformation of the modern and contemporary art market in the 21st century from a niche trade to a globalised operation worth an estimated $50 billion a year. Drawing on her personal experience, the author describes in fascinating detail the contributions made by a range of actors and institutions... more...

  • A Companion to American Artby John Davis; Jennifer A. Greenhill; Jason D. LaFountain

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00

    A Companion to American Art presents 35 newly-commissioned essays by leading scholars that explore the methodology, historiography, and current state of the field of American art history. Features contributions from a balance of established and emerging scholars, art and architectural historians, and other specialists Includes several... more...

  • 1000 Masterpieces of Decorative Artby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 9.50

    From ancient Sumerian pottery to Tiffany stained glass, decorative art has been a fundamental part of the human experience for generations. While fine art is confined to galleries and museums, decorative art is the art of the every day, combining beauty with functionality in objects ranging from the prosaic to the fantastical. In this work, Albert... more...

  • How to Buy and Sell Artby Michael Reid

    Allen & Unwin 2004; US$ 29.95

    Never bought a painting or a sculpture? This guide has all the answers for those who want to start collecting art but don't know where to begin. more...

  • The Art Businessby Iain Robertson; Iain Robertson

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 62.95

    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... more...

  • Why Are Artists Poor?by Hans Abbing

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 38.00

    An unconventional socio-economic analysis of the economic position of the arts and artists more...

  • How to Get Hungby Molly Barnes; Pat Hilton

    Tuttle Publishing 1994; US$ 18.95

    In this accessible, easy-to-read, detailed guide for artists, students, and aspiring art professionals, Molly Barnes takes the mystique out of "how to get hung". Readers learn how to present their work and themselves to the professional art world. more...

  • Symbolismusby Nathalia Brodskaya

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 8.95

    Der Symbolismus ist eine Erscheinung des Fin-de-Siècle, der seinen Anfang in den 1880er Jahren in Frankreich nahm und zu Anfang des 20. Jahrhunderts auch im übrigen Europa Fuß fasste. Die von der antiken Mythologie faszinierten Symbolisten versuchten, sich der von der Wissenschaft etablierten Herrschaft der Rationalität zu entziehen. Sie wollten die... more...