When art meets money : encounters at the Art Basel / Franz Schultheis, Erwin Single, Stephan Egger, Thomas Mazzurana ; translated by James Fearns.

by Schultheis, Franz, 1953- [author.]Looking glass; Single, Erwin [author.]; Egger, Stephan [author.]Looking glass; Mazzurana, Thomas [author.]; Fearns, James [translator.]Looking glass.

Series: Kunstwissenschaftliche Bibliothek: Publisher: Kl?n : Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther Kn?ig, [2016]Description: 257 pages : illustrations (colour), map (black and white) ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9783863357443; 3863357442.Subject(s): International Art FairLooking glass | Art -- Economic aspectsLooking glassNote: Includes bibliographical references. Language: Translated from the German.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Art Basel is more than just a fair in the commercial sense of the word, more than a concentrated gathering of dealers offering their goods for sale to interested buyers. It is the site of display of holy goods in the presence of thousands and thousands of believers, a mecca for the ritualized adoration of modern and contemporary art. It is also the decisive witness of the upheaval marking a radical change in the relationship between art and money, with all of the consequences--not least, the evaluation of what is to be regarded as "genuine" art. When Art Meets Money offers a sociological study in the vein of Pierre Bourdieu, the result of several years of field work, attempting to draw a picture of this change as perceived by the participants, fair organizers, gallerists, collectors, curators, art consultants and artists as a central problem of the contemporary art scene.

Includes bibliographical references.

Translated from the German.

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