The New Economy of Art is a collection of new writings on value, patronage and emerging business models in contemporary visual art, with contributions from experts across the art world as well as interventions by artists Sonia Boyce, Jeremy Deller and Barbara Steveni. Bringing together a range of perspectives, The New Economy of Art explores the current economic infrastructure supporting visual arts in the UK and its impact on individual artists and their capacity to make art.
The book includes texts by Louisa Buck, writer and broadcaster; Alan Freeman, economist; John Kieffer, writer and arts policy advisor; Courtney J. Martin, art historian; Keir McGuinness, arts management consultant; Lynda Morris, curator and art historian; Andrea Phillips, Professor of Fine Art, Goldsmiths; and Andrew Wheatley, Director, Cabinet.
DACS and Artquest, 2014. 191 pages, paperback, includes illustrations by Sonia Boyce and Barbara Steveni, 20 x 25cm
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