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The Value of Art : Money, Power, Beauty: Findlay, Michael: BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
书籍资料
The Value of Art : Money, Power, Beauty
The Value of Art : Money, Power, Beauty
作者: Findlay, Michael
出版社 : Prestel Pub
出版日期 : 2012/04
Binding : Hardcover
ISBN : 9783791346380

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语言 : English
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书籍简介
Source: ENG
Place of Publication: Europe
Academic Level: Undergraduate
Table of Contents
 
Acknowledgments                                    7  (2)
Introduction: The Three Graces                     9  (4)
    I Thalia: The Commercial Value of Art          13 (68)
      What Determines the Commercial Value of      13 (23)
      Art?
      What Makes a Specific Work of Art            36 (12)
      Valuable?
      Art and Finance                              48 (12)
      Is There a Measurable Art Market?            60 (4)
      Art Indexes                                  64 (7)
      Buying Art Is an Art, Not a Business         71 (3)
      Art Appraisals: Purpose and Method           74 (7)
    II Euphrosyne: The Social Value of Art         81 (32)
      First Encounters                             82 (5)
      Family, Legacies, and the Personal Museum    87 (6)
      Immortality in an Auction Catalogue          93 (1)
      Artists, Dead or Alive?                      94 (8)
      Showing Off at Home                          102(4)
      You Don't Have to Be Rich                    106(1)
      Free Art for All                             107(2)
      Art, Class, Society                          109(1)
      Art Performed                                109(4)
    III Aglaea: The Essential Value of Art         113(22)
      Theories about the Meaning of Art            117(4)
      Love at First (and Second) Sight             121(4)
      Perception Trumps Information                125(7)
      Decoration                                   132(3)
    IV Marley's Ghost: Past, Present, and Future   135(58)
      Fings Ain't Wot They Used T'Be               137(1)
      Art and the Influence of Language            138(4)
      Museums and Mammon                           142(3)
      Auctions As News and Entertainment           145(2)
      The Commoditization of Contemporary Art      147(10)
      The Art Our Culture Deserves                 157(2)
      Is Ours a Golden Age?                        159(2)
      The Reckoning                                161(8)
      An Art Market in Recovery                    169(5)
      AD 2020                                      174(8)
      What Values of Art Are Permanent?            182(7)
      Relax and Enjoy                              189(4)
Afterword: The Judgment of Paris                   193(2)
Notes                                              195(6)
Index                                              201(7)
Illustration Credits                               208
 

In straightforward prose that doesn't mystify art or deny its special allure, prominent art dealer and market expert Michael Findlay offers a close up and personal view of almost 50 years in the business of art. He engagingly explains art's three kinds of value: commercial; social; and what he terms its essential value - the range of responses to art that we as individuals have depending on our culture, education and life experience. Few avid collectors are immune to the thrill of rising market value, but Findlay argues that buying for investment alone is seldom smart. A genuine love of art and the ways it may enrich one's social life also play important roles. Down-to-earth and with a touch of dry wit, he explains exactly how artworks are valued and reveals the workings of the art market. Enhancing his narrative are wise advice, insider anecdotes and tales of scoundrels and scams, celebrity collectors and remarkable discoveries. Generously illustrated, Findlay's distillation of a lifetime's experience makes this insider's guide indispensable for all who love art, not only collectors but true "amateurs" as well.teachers.- B. Schindler Rangvid: School composition effects in Denmark: Quantile regression evidence from PISA 2000.- T. Fuchs, L. Wossmann: What accounts for international differences in student performance? A re-examination using PISA data.- A. Ammermuller: PISA: What makes the difference? Explaining the gap in test scores between Finland and Germany.- D.A. Green, T. Lemieux: The impact of unionization on the incidence of and sources of payment for training in Canada.- M. Plesca, J. Smith: Evaluating multi-treatment programs: theory and evidence from the U.S. Job Training Partnership Act experiment.- B. Fitzenberger, S. Speckesser: Employment effects of the provision of specific professional skills and techniques in Germany.