TIAMSA @ Art Basel Conversation, 15 June 2017

Public/ Private | New Rules: Is the Artworld a Mature Industry?

Art Basel and TIAMSA are teaming up in one of their round tables known as ‘Conversation‘:

New Rules: Is the Artworld a Mature Industry?

TIAMSA will be represented by Olav Velthuis, TIAMSA president and Johannes Nathan, TIAMSA Chair.

This talk addresses the rapidly changing business environment of art. Across the artworld, established but opaque ways of doing business are increasingly seen as a hindrance, not an advantage. Governments are eager to enact regulations, investment-minded collectors and analysts are pressing for greater transparency. Information is flowing more freely: It is no longer a question of whether data becomes available, but when, where, and on whose terms. The institutional sector is also under scrutiny, as funders demand accountability and clarity about the role of private interests. How will the artworld keep up with these developments? What can be done to modernize and professionalize the market without stifling its dynamism? What are the new rules of the art economy to follow?

Lindsay Pollock, former Editor-in-Chief, Art in America, New York; Olav Velthuis, Professor, Department of Sociology at University of Amsterdam, and President, TIAMSA, Amsterdam; Adam Sheffer, Partner, Cheim & Read, and President, Art Dealers Association of America, New York; Pierre Valentin, Partner, Constantine Cannon LLP, London; Bob Rennie, Collector, Vancouver.

Moderator: András Szántó, Author and Cultural Consultant, New York.

CfP: ‘The ART FAIR’, apply by March 12!

The Call for Papers to our ‘The ART FAIR’ Conference
closes on March 12, 2017

Call for Papers: ‘The Art Fair’
1st Conference – TIAMSA, The International Art Market Studies Association
London, 14-15 July, 2017

Keynote speaker
NOAH HOROWITZ, DIRECTOR AMERICAS, ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH

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Please send your proposal to
Dr. Veronika Korbei, office@artmarketstudies.org

NEW RESOURCE: Journal for Art Market Studies – JAMS

Launch of the  
Journal for Art Market Studies 
FOKUM JAMS
Georg Weissbach: Manet Monet Money, 2014, © Georg Weissbach, Courtesy: galerieKleindienst, Design von Amichai Green Grafik.

Forum Kunst und Markt / Centre for Art Market Studies at Technische Universität Berlin is delighted to present its first issue of the Journal for Art Market Studies – JAMS.

It is a peer-reviewed open-access journal for current international research on the art market of all periods. The articles are published in English. The first issue is dedicated to The Pricing of Art: Makers – Markets – Museums, the second one will be devoted to Theories of the Art Market.

 

The Pricing of Art. Makers – Markets – Museums

Volume 1, Number 1, 2017

Issue Editor: Dr. Dorothee Wimmer
Editorial Team: Susanne Meyer-Abich, Nadia El-Obaidi

Who or what determines the prices of artworks, their development and volatility? The first edition of the Journal for Art Market Studies looks at how the players and institutions affect the pricing of art, its development and volatility.

 

Table of Contents

Bénédicte Savoy, Johannes Nathan, Dorothee Wimmer: Editorial

Dorothee Wimmer: Introduction

Anja Grebe: Marketing Favors: Formal and Informal Criteria for Pricing Albrecht Dürer’s Works between 1500 and 1650

Bénédicte Savoy: „Invaluable Masterpieces“: The Price of Art at the Musée Napoléon

Lukas Fuchsgruber: The Hôtel Drouot as the stock exchange for art. Financialization of art auctions in the nineteenth century

Jeroen Euwe, Kim Oosterlinck: Art Price Economics in the Netherlands during World War II

Franz Schultheis: On the price of priceless goods. Sociological Observations on and around Art Basel

ISSN: 2511-7602

5 Travel Grants to Art Basel for German Museum Curatorial Assistants

Basel, 13. – 15.06.2017
Application deadline: Nov 28, 2017

The Junge Freundeskreis der Kulturstiftung der Länder invites applications for five travel grants to the 48th Art Basel 2017.

It supports five emerging scholars in art history to travel to Art Basel between 13-15 June 2017. This offer is exclusive to curatorial assistants (Volontäre) in German Museums.
A grant covers travel costs, accommodation, the day passes to the fair as well as a small amount for expenses. In exchange successful applicants will write a final report about their experience at Art Basel.

Further information, the program and instructions about the application process in German can be found here.

Contact
Freundeskreis der Kulturstiftung der Länder
Herrn Prof. Dr. Frank Druffner
Lützowplatz 9
10785 Berlin
Tel.: +49 (0)30 / 89 36 35 – 19

Reference: STIP: 5 Reisestipendien zur 48. Art Basel. In: H-ArtHist, Feb 7, 2017 (accessed Feb 8, 2017).

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CFP: ‘The Art Fair’ @ artmarketstudies.org, London 14/15 July 2017

This Call for Papers is now closed.
‘The Art Fair’ @ artmarketstudies.org

Deadline: 12 March 2017

Keynote speaker just announced:
Noah Horowitz, Director Americas, Art Basel Miami Beach

First Conference of TIAMSA, The International Art Market Studies Association
London, 14 and/or 15 July 2017

Art Fairs are booming. Established fairs grow and proliferate at break neck speed, new venues are mushrooming, and the clientele is increasingly diverting its attention from the permanent gallery spaces to these events. The art fairs’ current global outreach and their diversity seem unprecedented, yet they have a long history that goes back at least to the early modern period. This conference of the recently founded International Art Market Studies Association aims to elucidate the art fair’s phenomenal evolutions through a multi-disciplinary approach. Continue reading “CFP: ‘The Art Fair’ @ artmarketstudies.org, London 14/15 July 2017”