History of Art Markets


Analytical survey and discussion of emergence of art markets, interactions between market behavior(s), visual/media culture(s). Addresses questions regarding the nature of art markets, the specificity of art markets and the application of economic and historical methodologies, how and where players in local markets throughout the world shape visual culture(s), effective causes for art consumption, taste, fashion throughout ages, and methodological implications of art market research at the interface of Economics, Art History, Law and Visual Studies.
Curriculum Codes
  • R
  • STS
  • ALP
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • ARTHIST 231D
  • VMS 242D
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring