The Contemporary Art Market

ARTHIST 261.01

Historical and analytical study of the way art objects have been produced and marketed. Peculiarities of the product, applicable sales techniques, and pricing procedures. Attention to the role of dealers, auctioneers, the art of criticism and formation of preferences, and innovation. Comparative and longitudinal examinations of the evolution of practices, institutions, and the regulatory environment in art markets. Pre-req: Economics 201D. Instructor: De Marchi

Class Room 1: 
Social Sciences 113
Instructor: 
de Marchi, Neil
FDS Uid: 
1 329
Semester Year: 
Spring 2015
Course Year: 
2015