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Economics of art

  • The Business of Being an Artistby Daniel Grant

    Allworth Press 2015; US$ 19.99

    The fifth edition of this updated and expanded classic provides visual artists with an in-depth guide to developing and building a career as a professional artist. Veteran art writer Daniel Grant weaves the words and experiences of dozens of practicing artists throughout this informative volume to describe their real-life challenges and the solutions... more...

  • Art Collections, Private and Public: A Comparative Legal Studyby Elina Moustaira

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 54.99

    This book is a comparative legal study of the private and public art collections in various states of the world, covering the most important issues that usually arise and focusing on the differences and the similarities of the national laws in the treatment of those issues. 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...

  • 2015 Artist's & Graphic Designer's Marketby Mary Burzlaff Bostic

    F+W Media 2014; Not Available

    Build a Successful Art Career 2015 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 2015 Artist's... 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...

  • The Art Collector's Handbookby Ms 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 Ms 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...