Bloomsbury Visual Arts’s recent Pioneers of the Global Art Market: Paris-Based Dealer Networks, 1850– 1950 forms part of a series, Contextualizing Art Markets, launched by Kathryn Brown of Loughborough University. The series presents original research that examines the scope and function of art markets within the broader interdisciplinary context of institutional practices, knowledge networks, social structures, collecting activities, marketing, and entrepreneurial and creative strategies. The current volume, edited by Christel H. Force, assembles 14 essays inspired by a London conference session titled “Creating Markets” in 2016. Its aim is to delineate pervasive transactional relationships and patterns of exchange during a period of exponential growth in the market for modern art, through which the dispersion of modernism radiated from Paris-based dealer networks through associated gallerists in other countries. Its central argument is that while Paris was considered the art capital of the world from 1850 to 1950, transnational dealer networks sustained...
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Pioneers of the Global Art Market: Paris-Based Dealer Networks, 1850–1950
PIONEERS OF THE GLOBAL ART MARKET: PARIS-BASED DEALER NETWORKS, 1850–1950edited by
Giovanna L. Costantini
Online Issn: 1530-9282
Print Issn: 0024-094X
Leonardo (2021) 54 (6): 701–703.
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Giovanna L. Costantini; Pioneers of the Global Art Market: Paris-Based Dealer Networks, 1850–1950. Leonardo 2021; 54 (6): 701–703. doi: https://doi.org/10.1162/leon_r_02161
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