The Contemporary Art Market

ECON 343

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.


Prerequisite: Economics 201D

Curriculum Codes
  • R
  • ALP
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • ARTHIST 261
Typically Offered
Fall Only