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Economics of art

  • Big Bucksby 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...

  • The Art Collector's Handbookby Mary Rozell

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 60.00

    With the rapid and unprecedented global expansion of the art market, new collectors are emerging every day. When buying art, whether for pure enjoyment, for investment or some other motive, few art collectors consider the practical and financial implications of owning and maintaining art, and many do not have a plan for how they might eventually dispose... 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...

  • Art as an Investment?by Melanie Gerlis

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 60.00

    Aimed at collectors and investors, this user-friendly guide explains art's value as an asset through comparisons with more familiar investments, including property, shares and gold. It draws on extensive research and interviews with key players in these other markets, as well as the author’s own experience, to clarify the specifics of art... 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...

  • 2014 Artist's & Graphic Designer's Marketby Mary Burzlaff Bostic

    F+W Media 2013; US$ 34.99

    Build a Successful Art Career! 2014 Artist's & Graphic Designer's Market is the must-have reference guide for any artist who wants to establish or expand a career in fine art, illustration or graphic design. Thousands of successful artists have relied on us to help develop their careers and navigate the changing business landscape. The 2014 Artist's... more...

  • 149 Paintings You Really Should See in Europe ? Germany and Austriaby Julian Porter

    Dundurn 2013; US$ 3.99

    This chapter from Julian Porter's essential guide to all the major European museums and galleries discusses some of the greatest paintings to be found in the museums and galleries of the cultural heart of Europe, places like Berlin, Vienna and Munich and including the works of Rembrandt, Raphael, Vermeer, and Bruegel. more...

  • 149 Paintings You Really Should See in Europe ? Italian Regions (other than Florence, Rome, The Vatican, and Venice)by Julian Porter

    Dundurn 2013; US$ 3.99

    This chapter from Julian Porter's essential guide to all the major European museums and galleries discusses some of the greatest paintings to be found in the museums and galleries of Italy, including the works of Bruegel, Giotto, Signorelli, and Titian. more...

  • 149 Paintings You Really Need to See in Europeby Julian Porter

    Dundurn 2013; US$ 19.99

    Visit some of Europe's greatest galleries and view some of the world's most breath-taking paintings in the company of a knowledgeable tour guide. Beginning with the Renaissance and ending with the Modern era, Julian Porter introduces you to 149 specially chosen paintings and the artists who created them. more...

  • 2013 Artist's & Graphic Designer's Marketby Mary Burzlaff Bostic

    F+W Media 2012; US$ 34.99

    All the Tools You Need to Build a Successful Art Career! 2013 Artist's & Graphic Designer's Market is the must-have reference guide for any artist who wants to establish or expand a career in fine art, illustration or graphic design. Thousands of successful artists have relied on us to help develop their careers and navigate the changing business landscape.... more...