Posts Tagged 'Paul Durand-Ruel'

Market – “Lard for l’Art”

In her essay “Lard for l’Art”, Laura Prins discusses market developments in the art world of nineteenth century France. Prins gives a historical account of the practice and strategies of art dealer Paul Durand-Ruel and thus identifies a predecessor to more recent protagonists of the art market. Click here to read the essay.

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This website is the outcome of the course Critical Issues in the Cultural Industries, supervised by prof. Wouter Davidts within the context of the Visual Arts, Media & Architecture MPhil program at VU University Amsterdam. Contributors to the site are the first and second year students of the research master enrolled in the course.
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