Art and Markets


Cross-disciplinary art history-visual culture-economics seminar. Analytical and applied historical exploration of cultural production and local art markets, and their emergence throughout Europe, Asia, and the Americas. Criteria for valuation of imagery or what makes art as a commodity desirable or fashionable. Visual taste formation, consumer behavior, and the role of art dealers as cross-cultural negotiants. Consent of instructor required.

Enroll Consent

Instructor Consent Required

Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • R
  • ALP
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • ARTHIST 508S
  • VMS 567S
Typically Offered
Spring Only