SOURCE: The Art Economist

The Art Economist

February 18, 2011 12:45 ET

The Art Economist Unveils New Economics Section

WEST PALM BEACH, FL--(Marketwire - February 18, 2011) - The Art Economist Co., publishers of The Art Economist, the 10-time per year publication that examines the contemporary art market, announces that its next issue will contain a new section featuring economic related editorial and data on the contemporary art market. 

Featured Article by Economics Historian David Galenson
The new economics section launches with an insightful article, 'The Not-So-Curious Economics of Art' by David Galenson; a professor in the department of Economics at the University of Chicago and a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. He has been a visiting professor at the California Institute of technology, MIT and the Ecole des Hautes Etudes in Paris. He was recently appointed as the Director of the Center of Creativity Economics at the Universidad del CEMA, Buenos Aires. In 2008, he was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in fine arts research. He is the author of Painting Outside the Lines: Patterns of Creativity in Modern Art, Harvard University Press.

The Art Economist
The Art Economist is a critically informative publication serving as a constructive tool for art collectors, museums and galleries to ascertain transparency of art value in the global contemporary art market. In each issue, The Art Economist celebrates and beautifully documents the major creative and financial achievements of the world's leading living artists by ranking the top 300 living artists based on their auction results since 2008; presenting condensed profiles of 30 of those artists; offering art market analysis; providing in-depth profiles of artists and collectors; and recommending new, primary market artists to watch for their predicted, eventual success. The Art Economist further features a private interactive website that offers a ticker with up to the minute news and auction results concerning artists on the continuously evolving List of 300, as well as expanded editorial.

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