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Author : Timothy Van Laar
language : en
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date : 2013-01-09
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Why does the artworld often privilege one cultural form over another? Why does it grant more attention to reviews in, say, Artforum over ARTnews? And how can an artist once hailed as visionary be dismissed as derivative just a few years later? Exploring the ever-shifting estimations of value that make up the confluence of artists, critics, patrons, and gallery owners known as the artworld, Timothy van Laar and Leonard Diepeveen argue that prestige, a matter of socially constructed deference and conferral, plays an indispensable role in the attention and reception given to modern and contemporary art. After an initial chapter that develops a theory of prestige and the poignancy of its loss, the book looks at how arguments of prestige function in systems of representation, various media, and art's relationship to affect. It considers twentieth-century artists who moved not away from, but toward figuration; looks at what is at stake in the recurrent argument about the death of painting; examines the decline and an apparent return of sensual pleasure as a central attribute of visual art; and concludes with a look at the peculiar function of prestige in outsider art. Illustrated with artwork by David Park, Jorge Pardo, Gerhard Richter, Anish Kapoor, Cecily Brown, Howard Finster, and others, Artworld Prestige provides an engaging guide to the changes, debates, and shifts that animate aesthetic judgments.
Author : Guillaume Sirois
language : en
Release Date : 2016
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"This dissertation examines the nature of artistic power and its operating modes in a global context. Drawing on Michel Foucault's conception of power, I develop a dualistic theoretical model in which I propose that artistic power is enabled by a body of knowledge, mainly that of art history and aesthetics, that allows actors in visual art circles to articulate a discourse on works of art. At the same time, artistic power is also constituted of a strategic component, embodied in the reputation of the actor, that determines his or her capacity to influence the development of the field. This dissertation is articulated around three case studies which examine global artistic institutions that run competitions open to contributions from around the world: the Venice Biennale, one of the best-known contemporary art manifestations, the UNESCO World Heritage List, which itemizes "outstanding" built heritage elements situated in each of the world's regions, and the Future Generation Art Prize, a biannual art prize recently created to reward the most promising young artists in the world. Each case considers how comparative evaluation is performed within the framework of these global artistic institutions.I argue that prestige is a key governance mechanism in the global art world. Indeed, it is because the artistic institutions studied here are prestigious that the judgments they issue matter in the global art world. Each judgment is also the occasion for an artistic institution to further develop its prestige or, conversely, damage it. Prestige can therefore be thought as the linchpin of artistic power because it functions as a mechanism that regulates power in the complex environment of the global art world." --
Author : Randy Adams
language : en
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date : 2008-05-05
Download Transdisciplinary Digital Art written by Randy Adams and has been published by Springer Science & Business Media this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2008-05-05 with Computers categories.
This volume collects selected papers from the past two instances of Digital Art Weeks (Zurich, Switzerland) and Interactive Futures (Victoria, BC, Canada), two parallel festivals of digital media art. The work represented in Transdisciplinary Digital Art is a confirmation of the vitality and breadth of the digital arts. Collecting essays that broadly encompass the digital arts, Transdisciplinary Digital Art gives a clear overview of the on-going strength of scientific, philosophical, aesthetic and artistic research that makes digital art perhaps the defining medium of the 21st Century.
Author : Anna M. Dempster
language : en
Publisher: A&C Black
Release Date : 2014-04-10
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This edited book offers the first complete overview of risk in the art market by bringing together contributions from a wide range of international thought-leaders on the topic ? both practitioners and leading scholars who investigate the specific types of uncertainty that exist in the art market as well as the dominant models used to manage the risks. An essential read for both art world practitioners, as well as scholars and students, Risk and Uncertainty in the Art Market elucidates the dynamics and unique qualities of the art market as well as developing insights relevant to other sectors, including sociology, business and management, economics and finance.
Author : Gerard Shirar
language : en
Release Date : 2006-04-10
Download The Many Indiscretions Of Arty Boyle written by Gerard Shirar and has been published by iUniverse this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2006-04-10 with Fiction categories.
Arthur "Arty" Garret Boyle is a master manipulator. With a sociopathic personality and an IQ of 175, he embarks on a career as an art dealer and popular musician. He associates with those in the criminal world as well as the elite of society, thereby mixing his legitimate art business with stolen and forged art. Boyle finds himself hunted by FBI agent Terry Latimer of the bureau's Art Recovery Squad and is convicted of stealing paintings from the Robert Farnsworth estate. Boyle fails to appear for sentencing and a fugitive warrant is issued. While a fugitive, Boyle masterminds the theft of a famous Rembrandt painting. He reasons that he will help the authorities "find" the painting in exchange for leniency for his crimes. But Arty expands on his original plan and exploits the stolen Rembrandt painting while being pursued by Agent Latimer. Can Arty successfully escape, or will Agent Latimer finally capture him?
Author : Annette Van den Bosch
language : en
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Release Date : 2005
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A unique history of the Australian art market since World War II. Van den Bosch traces the development of the Australian art market from a small, parochial outpost to its integration into the major international art markets.
Author : Krystyna Barbara Warchol
language : en
Release Date : 1992
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