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Art Movements and Markets

The global art market expanded profoundly after the 2008–09 financial crisis. This course addresses the sometimes-volatile intersections of art history, art markets, prices, and values, emphasizing key movements in post-WWII US and European art history. Analyze the inherent reasons for varying rates of expansion and demand or decline, and the implications for artists’ careers—including financial gains or losses. Develop grounded knowledge of contemporary art history in parallel with an understanding of real art market economics.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • Grounded knowledge of contemporary art history in parallel with an understanding of real art market economics
  • Familiarity with key movements in post-WWII US and European art history

Ideal for

  • Prospective and practicing art professionals
  • Finance professionals
  • Art enthusiasts
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