This themed issue of the Journal of Visual Art Practice investigates complex relationships between museums and the financial imperatives of the marketplace and explores clashes between the aesthetic and financial values of art.
Disappearing acts: fictitious capital, aesthetic atheism, and the artworld: Kathryn Brown
Ars Electronica and the media art economy: Christl Baur
The Musée d’Art Contemporain Africain Al Maaden in Marrakech: A case study in collecting and place-making: Stephanie Dieckvoss
Commercial art galleries as canon-makers: the Moscow art scene in the early 1990s: Marina Maximova
Commissioning artists’ brands: the case of the Deutsche Guggenheim: Franziska Wilmsen