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Armory Show

Judith Zilczer.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Financial Aspects of Art; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 1078 words.

[International Exhibition of Modern Art]

Exhibition of art held between 17 February and 15 March 1913 in New York at the 69th Regiment Armory, Lexington Avenue, Manhattan (see...

Arnault, Bernard

Bénédicte Martin.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Financial Aspects of Art. 580 words.

(b Roubaix, March 5, 1949).

French businessman, patron, and collector. Born into an industrial family from northern France, Bernard Arnault studied at the Ecole Polytechnique...

Art adviser

Molly K. Dorkin.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Financial Aspects of Art; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 575 words.

[art consultant]

Paid adviser employed by collectors to recommend and facilitate the purchase of works of art. There is a long history of recruitment of art experts by wealthy...

Art index

Christophe Spaenjers.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Financial Aspects of Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 942 words.

Statistical measure showing the development of art prices since a chosen base year. Index series are often represented as graphs, and allow for a comparison with the performance of other...

Art market

Bruce Tattersall.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Financial Aspects of Art. 5400 words.

The arena in which a buyer seeks to acquire, either directly or through an agent, a particular work of art for reasons of aesthetics, connoisseurship, investment, or speculation. The...

The art market in the 21st century

Natasha Degen.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Financial Aspects of Art. 2755 words.

While the art market in the 21st century is small relative to other creative industries—and negligible in comparison to financial markets—it is bigger than ever before in terms of its...

Art-related finance

Christophe Spaenjers.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Financial Aspects of Art; Art of the United States; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art; East Asian Art. 1180 words.

Set of financial methods, instruments, and business models that are used in the Art market. Important developments since the 1960s include the spreading availability and use of art price...

Astor, William Waldorf, 1st Viscount

Geoffrey Waywell.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Financial Aspects of Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 288 words.

(b New York, March 31, 1848; d Hever Castle, Kent, Oct 18, 1919).

British collector of American birth. He was a member of a wealthy family whose fortune came from fur trading;...

Attribution

Molly K. Dorkin.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Financial Aspects of Art; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 1310 words.

Prior to the 20th century, the attribution of works of art was not governed by rigid regulations, and art dealers and auctioneers assigned attributions based purely on aesthetic grounds....

Auction

Antony Thorncroft.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Financial Aspects of Art. 1803 words.

Public sale in which items are sold to the highest bidder. Auction houses, the organizers of such sales, act as intermediaries between buyers and sellers and, in return, typically charge...

Australian regional art galleries

Pamela Bell.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online October 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Financial Aspects of Art; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art. 1414 words.

While the main public art museums in Australia are to be found in its capital cities (see Australia §XII), throughout Australia there are over 160 regional art galleries, which are owned...

Barnes, Albert C.

M. Sue Kendall.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Financial Aspects of Art; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 1052 words.

(b Philadelphia, PA, Jan 2, 1872; d Chester County, PA, July 24, 1951).

American chemist and collector. Barnes made his fortune after discovering the drug Argyrol in 1902. By...

Berggruen, Heinz

Malcolm Gee.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Financial Aspects of Art; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 655 words.

(b Berlin, Jan 6, 1914; d Paris, Feb 23, 2007).

German American art dealer and collector, active in France. Berggruen came from a middle-class Jewish family. He immigrated to...

Bliss

Anne McClanan.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Financial Aspects of Art; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 362 words.

American collectors. Robert Woods Bliss (b St Louis, MO, 5 Aug 1875; d Washington, DC, 19 April 1962) and his wife, Mildred Bliss (née Barnes) (b New York City, Sept 1879; d...

Blondel, Alain

Bénédicte Martin.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Financial Aspects of Art. 747 words.

(b 1939).

French art dealer. Blondel became active as an art dealer in Paris in the late 1960s, and his high-profile gallery in the Marais district closed in December 2014....

Bonhams

Molly K. Dorkin.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Financial Aspects of Art; 18th-Century Art; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 601 words.

[Jones and Bonham; Bonhams & Brooks; Bonhams & Butterfields; Bonhams & Goodman]

Auction house established in London 1793 by William Charles Bonham, a book dealer (also recorded...

Broad family

Thomas P. McNulty.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Financial Aspects of Art. 512 words.

American philanthropists and art collectors. Eli Broad (b New York, June 6, 1933) spent most of his youth in Detroit, MI. In 1954 he graduated from Michigan State University with a degree...

Carnegie, Andrew

Simon Pepper.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Financial Aspects of Art; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 1018 words.

(b Dunfermline, Scotland, Nov 25, 1835; d Lenox, MA, Aug 11, 1919).

American industrialist and patron of Scottish birth. Aged 11, Andrew Carnegie immigrated with his parents...

Castelli [Krauss], Leo

Titia Hulst.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Financial Aspects of Art; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 1565 words.

(b Trieste, Austro-Hungarian Empire [now Italy], Sept 4, 1907; d New York City, Aug 21, 1999).

American art dealer. Leo Castelli opened his eponymous gallery in 1957 and he...

Catalogue

Alex Ross.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Financial Aspects of Art. 6823 words.

Descriptive, systematic list of objects gathered together temporarily or permanently or otherwise associated in some way. Art catalogues are compiled to serve a variety of purposes:...