This essay uses the case study of a prominent firm of art dealers, Thos. Agnew and Sons (Agnew’s), to present a methodological discussion of how digital tools can be used to investigate circulation and transnational exchange in the historical art market, highlighting how these tools offer new ideas and opportunities for research, but also present tensions and contradictions.
expanded its coverage of German auction sales catalogs (previously
spanning 1930–1945) to include those from 1900 to 1929, enabling a
fuller understanding of this volatile period and of the dealers
and collectors involved. More than 3,140 auction catalogs from
over 130 auctions houses from dozens of cities across Germany and
Austria were added to the Sales Catalogs database. Over 568,500 records
are now searchable online, containing paintings,
sculptures, drawings, and miniatures.
Ars Judaica: The Bar-Ilan Journal of Jewish Art calls for papers for its prospective volumes. Ars Judaica is delighted to announce it has made an agreement with Liverpool University Press to co-publish the journal from 2019. Liverpool University Press is an innovative academic publisher who combines a distinguished 120-year history and scholarly expertise with the forward-thinking mindset of the post-Gutenberg age. Clare Hooper, Head of Journals at Liverpool University Press said: “we are delighted to be working with the Department of Jewish Art at Bar-Ilan University to publish Ars Judaica. The journal is an extremely valuable resource to all scholars interested in the Jewish contribution to visual arts”.
Women Artists Shows.Salons.Societies (1870s-1970s) Edited by Hanna Alkema and Catherine Dossin
Women Artists Shows·Salons·Societies: Towards a Global History of All-Women Exhibitions Hanna Alkema and Catherine Dossin
Autour de Frances Benjamin Johnston, Gertrude Käsebier et Catharine Weed Barnes Ward : stratégies séparatistes dans l’exposition des femmes photographes américaines au tournant des XIXe et XXe siècles Thomas Galifot
L’Esposizione internazionale femminile di Belle Arti (Torino, 1910-1911; 1913). Note su genere, arte e professione in Italia all’inizio del XX secolo Francesca Lombardi
Les Polonaises s’organisent : les premières expositions de femmes artistes polonaises à l’orée du XXe siècle Ewa Bobrowska
The articles in this double issue, selected from papers presented at a conference held at Princeton in 2017, center around the treasury of San Isidoro de León to address wider questions about the meanings of cross-cultural luxury objects and textiles in royal-ecclesiastical collections.
Art Crossing Borders offers a thought-provoking analysis of the internationalisation of the art market during the long nineteenth century. Twelve experts, dealing with a wide variety of geographical, temporal, and commercial contexts, explore how the gradual integration of art markets structurally depended on the simultaneous rise of nationalist modes of thinking, in unexpected and ambiguous ways. By presenting a radically international research perspective Art Crossing Borders offers a crucial contribution to the field of art market studies.
This publication is open access and can be freely downloaded directly from the Brill website here.