The Contemporary Art Market
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-requisite: ECON201D. One course.